EMT Jeopardy

EMT Jeopardy Instructor Guide Level of Instruction: Time Required: One to Two Hours Materials:    · Chalk Board or White Board    · Questions as Provided    · Game Board (create on chalk/white board...


E. TOPIC: CPR/OBSTRUCTED AIRWAY

             1. Answer: Used to check for pulselessness on an unconscious, adult patient.

                      Question: What is the carotid pulse?

             2. Answer: The first action that an EMT would take when coming upon an unconscious

                 person.

                      Question: What is determine responsiveness?

             3. Answer: When breathing and heart action stops.

                      Question: What is clinical death?

             4. Answer: First action to take when a patient is not breathing.

                      Question: What is give two breaths?

             5. Answer: From birth to one year of age.

                      Question: What is an infant?

F. TOPIC: CPR/OBSTRUCTED AIRWAY – PART II

              1. Answer: Should be treated by repositioning the airway and reducing the size of ventilations.

                       Question: What is stomach (gastric) distention?

               2. Answer: Repeat 6 to 10 abdominal thrusts until the patient becomes unconscious.

                       Question: What is the treatment of a complete obstruction in a conscious adult?

               3. Answer: Alternate back blows, chest thrusts, and ventilation attempts.

                        Question: How do you clear an infant’s obstructed airway?

               4. Answer: The technique used to provide ventilations to a patient with a fractured mandible.

                         Question: What is mouth-to-nose ventilation? (May accept mouth to mask with further

                          explanation.)

               5. Answer: Modified jaw thrust.

                           Question: What is the technique used to open the airway in a patient with suspected

                            cervical injuries.

G. TOPIC: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

               1. Answer: The air sacs in the lungs where gas exchange with the bloodstream takes place.

                            Question: What are the alveoli?

                2. Answer: Also called the windpipe, it carries air to and from the lungs.

                            Question: What is the trachea?

                3. Answer: The phase of breathing when the intercostal muscles and diaphragm contract.

                            Question: What is inspiration? - What is inhalation? ALSO ACCEPTABLE

                4. Answer: The passive phase of breathing.

                             Question: What is expiration? - What is exhalation? ALSO ACCEPTABLE

                5. Answer: The sound usually caused by the tongue obstructing the pharynx.

                             Question: What is snoring?

H. TOPIC: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM – PART II

                 1. Answer: 500 cc of air.

                             Question: What is the average breath of an adult?

                 2. Answer: Blood moving from the right ventricle to the left atrium.

                             Question: What is pulmonary circulation?

                 3. Answer: Coarse popping or snoring noises.

                              Question: What is rhonchi?

                4. Answer: Also called dying respirations, they are sporadic, irregular breaths usually seen

                    just before respiratory arrest.