5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- A condition of a heart rate below 60 bpm.
- 0 = Absent: 1+ = diminished: 2+ = Normal: 3+ = Moderately Increased: 4+ = Markedly Increased
- A condition of a heart rate consistently above 100 bpm.
- 60 - 100 bpm
4 True/False questions
Weak → Poor force with contraction
Heart Rate / Pulse → Indirectly measures the rate of contraction of the left ventricle through a peripheral pulse site.
Pulse sites → Brachial, carotid, dorsal pedal, femoral, popliteal, posterior tibial, radial, temporal. The carotid and radial sites are the most common sites for measuring a patient's pulse rate.
Child Normal Heart Rate → 60 - 100 bpm