5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.
- Most often patients with diseases like asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis carry a " bronchodilator," a medication designed to enlarge constricted bronchial tubes, making breathing easier.
- Is this the right:
right route of administration?
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.
routes of administration? → specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.
side effects of epinephrine → Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.
oxygen → a gas commonly found in the atmosphere. Pure oxygen is used as a drug to treat any patient whose medical or traumatic condition may cause him to be hypoxic, or low in oxygen.