5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Is this the right:
right route of administration?
- Oral, or swallowed
Sublingual, or dissolved under the tongue
• Inhaled, or breathed into the lungs, usually in tiny aerosol particles as from an inhaler or as a gas such as oxygen
• Intravenous, or injected into a vein
• Intramuscular, or injected into a muscle
• Subcutaneous, or injected under the skin
• Endotracheal, or sprayed directly into a tube inserted into the trachea
- drug that helps to constrict the blood vessels and relax passages of the airway. It may be used to counter a severe allergic reaction.
- As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.
- a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.
4 True/False Questions
What medications can you assist the patient in taking → prescribed inhaler, nitroglycerin, and epinephrine auto- injector— are drugs that you, as an EMT, may assist the patient in taking if they have been prescribed for the patient by a physician.
oral glucose → a form of glucose ( a kind of sugar) given by mouth to treat an awake patient ( who is able to swallow) with an altered mental status and a history of diabetes.
nitroglycerin → a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
side effects of bronchodilator → Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.