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1

Which statement best describes a recognized step in a critical incident stress debriefing​ (CISD)?
A.It includes a plan of action phase.
B.It is best conducted by your upper EMS administration team.
C.It should include detailed minutes and a roster to be forwarded to supervisors.
D.It is ideally held within 12 hours after the incident.

A.It includes a plan of action phase.

2

Following a​ large-scale disaster that requires a defusing​ event, how long should a typical defusing session​ last?
A.Less than 2 hours
B.45 to 60 minutes
C.15 to 30 minutes
D.30 to 45 minutes

D.30 to 45 minutes

3

How long after a critical incident should defusing take​ place?
A.6 to 10 hours
B.24 to 72 hours
C.1 to 4 hours
D.30 to 45 minutes

C.1 to 4 hours

4

What is the name of the event that takes place within 1 to 4 hours after a critical incident and is designed to start the process of helping emergency providers work through a stressful​ situation?
A.​Self-medicating
B.Reprimands
C.Performance reviews
D.Defusing

D.Defusing

5

Which one of the following is a component of critical incident stress management​ (CISM)?
A.Defusing
B.Breathing techniques
C.Meditation
D.Psychiatric evaluation

A.Defusing

6

If the patient who has a fever and a​ blood-tinged productive cough states he has an infectious​ disease, what disease does he MOST likely​ have?
A.Tuberculosis
B.SARS
C.Hepatitis A
D.Spinal meningitis

A.Tuberculosis

7

Hookworm is an example of what type of pathogen​ infection?
A.Fungi
B.Protozoa
C.Virus
D.Helminths

D.Helminths

8

Which one of the following diseases is caused by a​ virus?
A.Hepatitis
B.Sinus infection
C.Strep throat
D.Tuberculosis

A.Hepatitis

9

Which one of the following pathogens cause​ malaria?
A.Protozoa
B.Viruses
C.Bacteria
D.Fungi

A.Protozoa

10

Exhaustion and irritability caused by prolonged periods of stress is​ called:
A.acute stress reaction.
B.delirium.
C.burnout.
D.delayed stress reaction

C.burnout.

11

What is the name of the test used to detect​ tuberculosis?
A.Varicella
B.Purified protein derivative
C.Tuberlococin
D.Protein pertussis detection

B.Purified protein derivative

12

A situation that causes you to experience emotions that are unusually strong and may interfere with your ability to function is called​ a(n):
A.traumatic incident.
B.emotional incident.
C.tragic incident.
D.critical incident.

D.critical incident.

13

The standard that requires emergency care personnel to take precautions against diseases transmitted by blood and other potentially infectious substances or body fluids is​ called:
A.Universal Precautions.
B.Standard Precautions.
C.infection prevention.
D.body substance isolation.

B.Standard Precautions.

14

Diseases are caused by microorganisms that may be spread through the air or by contact with blood or other body fluids and are known​ as:
A.histamines.
B.antigens.
C.antimicrobes.
D.pathogens.

D.pathogens.

15

Diseases are caused by​ microorganisms, such as bacteria and​ viruses, known​ as:
A.secretions.
B.bacteria.
C.droplets.
D.pathogens.

D.pathogens.