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...

                              Question: What are agonal respirations?

                5. Answer: The sound produced when there are spasms of the larynx.

                              Question: What is crowing?

                6. EXTRA - Answer: The sound produced when there is edema or spasms of the lower


                               Question: What is wheezing?


                 1. Answer: The proper head position when using an oropharyngeal airway.

                               Question: What is hyperextended?

                 2. Answer: The mask that delivers close to 100% oxygen.

                               Question: What is the non-rebreather?

                 3. Answer: May be used when an oropharyngeal airway causes a gag reflex.

                                Question: What is a nasopharyngeal airway?

                 4. Answer: The oxygen delivery device of choice for a priority 3 COPD patient on home


                                 Question: What is a nasal canula?

                 5. Answer: The treatment for a COPD patient in mild respiratory distress.

                                 Question: What is give 24% oxygen?

                 6. EXTRA - Answer: The patient medication that EMT’s can assist with during a severe

                      asthma attack.

                                  Question: What is albuterol inhaler?

                  7. EXTRA - Answer: The patient medication that will assist with breathing during

                      anaphylactic shock.

                                  Question: What is epinephrine?


                  1. Answer: What BSI stands for.

                                   Question: What is body substance isolation?

                  2. Answer: Falls from ladders, bent steering wheels, a knife laying next to a patient.

                                   Question: What are mechanisms of injury?

                   3. Answer: The BLS crew needs ALS support or there are more patients than providers.

                                   Question: Why/when do you call for additional resources?

                   4. Answer: What the crew should be looking for while en route and arriving at a scene.

                                   Question: What is scene safety?

                   5. Answer: A danger zone.

                                    Question: What do you establish around a vehicle accident?


                   1. Answer: Bright red, spurting blood.

                                    Question: What is arterial bleeding?

                     2. Answer: Do not replace organ(s), apply an occlusive dressing and bulky trauma


                                    Question: How do you treat an evisceration?

                     3. Answer: Only to be used as a last resort – considered as life or limb option.

                                    Question: When do you use a tourniquet?

                     4. Answer: Used to treat a suspected femur fracture.