5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- 0 = absent: 1+ = Weak/thready pulse: 2+ Normal Pulse: 3+ = Full, firm pulse
- A condition of a heart rate consistently above 100 bpm.
- 100 - 130 bpm
- Indirectly measures the rate of contraction of the left ventricle through a peripheral pulse site.
4 True/False questions
Irregular → Inconsistency during heart rate measurement with regard to strength and beat of the heart.
Bradycardia → A condition of a heart rate below 60 bpm.
Weak → Poor force with contraction
Peripheral Pulse Assessment Grading System: Pulse Amplitude Classification → 0 = absent: 1+ = Weak/thready pulse: 2+ Normal Pulse: 3+ = Full, firm pulse