Heartsaver CPR and AED Test

1. What

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A. B. C. D.

is the rate for performing chest compression? 30 compressions per minute 50 compressions per minute 80 compressions per minute 100 compressions per minute

2. Which of the following describes a way you can allow the chest to recoil completely after each chest compression? A. Keep the chest pushed down approximately ½ to 1 inch between compressions. B. Keep your weight on the victim’s chest so the chest is slightly compressed at all times. C. Compress the chest shallowly with each compression so you don’t have to release too far D. Take your weight off your hands and allow the chest to come back to its normal position 3. After you open the airway and pinch the nose of an unresponsive adult or child, which of the following describes the best way to give mouth-to-mouth breaths? A. Seal your mouth over the victim’s and give 2 breaths, watching for chest rise. B. Seal your mouth over the victim’s and give small puffs. Try to avoid making chest rise. C. Seal your mouth over the victim’s and give 1 slow breath over about 5 seconds. D. Seal your mouth over the victim’s and give 5 slow breaths of about 2 seconds each, watching for chest rise. 4. You must check for adequate breathing before giving breaths to an unresponsive victim. You should be looking for… A. chest rise B. signs of breathing C. anything in the victim’s mouth blocking the airway D. leg movement 5. You must check for adequate breathing before giving breaths to an unresponsive victim. You should be feeling for… A. a pulse B. airflow through the nose or mouth C. chest movement D. arm movement

Heartsaver CPR and AED Test Version A 6. give 5 back slaps. The most frequent initial rhythm in witnessed sudden cardiac arrest is atrial fibrillation B. give 2 breaths. The most effective treatment for sudden cardiac arrest is synchronized cardioversinon C. After you power on an AED and attach the pads to the victim. open the airway and give 2 breaths B. You must check for adequate breathing before giving breaths to an unresponsive victim. check the victims pulse D. perform abdominal thrusts A. re positing the airway after each breath 11. give rescue breaths for at least 2 minutes before starting chest compressions 8. heart beat D. the number of breaths B. Ventricular fibrillation is an uncommon cause of sudden cardiac arrest in adults 9. passing cars 7. you can use the child pads and child system as long as you apply both pads to the victims chest C. what is the next step you should take? A. use only the adult AED pads and system B. start CPR immediately B. give another cycle of CPR before pressing the analyze button . airflow through the victims mouth and nose C. Which of the following statements is true when choosing AED pads or and AED system for and adult victim? A. clear the victim and press shock button D. The probability of successful defibrillation diminishes rapidly over time D. What is the best way to relieve severe choking in a responsive adult? A. you can use one adult pad and one child pad D. You should be listening for… A. What would be the next step when you find an unresponsive victim who has agonal gasps and you have sent someone to activate the emergency response system? A. followed by 2 breaths C. there is no difference in the pads and systems between adults and child’s 10. open the victims mouth and look for a foreign object C. press the SHOCK button immediately C. clear the victim so the AED can analyze the heart rhythm B. Which of the following statements tell why it is important to give early defibrillation to an adult? A.

Continue the Heimlich until the object comes out then do CPR D. What do you do next? A. give the victim breaths without compressions 14. you will increase the victim’s chances of survival. which may cause the AED to reanalyze the victim’s rhythm C. If you minimize interruptions in chest compressions. remove the pads from the victims chest and continue CPR C. What might happen if you touch the victim while the AED is delivering a Shock? A. remove the pads from the victim’s and wait for advanced care personnel to arrive B. You ease the victim to the floor and send someone to call 911. finger sweep for at least 2 minutes B. you do not need to worry about interrupting chest compressions B. When you open the airway look for and remove the object (if seen ) before giving rescue breaths C. the AED will power off if you touch the victim while it is shocking B. Begin CPR immediately. 15.Heartsaver CPR and AED Test Version A 12. only advanced care professionals need to worry about minimizing interruption D. Until care arrives what should you do next? A. Give chest thrusts for 2 minutes then begin CPR . leave the pads on the victim’s chest and continue CPR beginning with compressions D. A choking adult becomes unresponsive while you are doing abdominal thrusts for severe choking. you might move the victim. the AED could shock you while it is shocking the victim D. minimizing interruptions means you will not be as tired giving CPR C. Which of the following statements best describes why you should minimize interruptions when giving chest compressions to any victim of cardiac arrest? A. You are using an AED and the AED gives a “no shock indicated” message. the AED might mistake your movement for the victims pulse and not deliver a shock 13.