Free EMD Prioritization and Dispatch Practice Test

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A caller reports his 35 year old wife just had a seizure and is unconscious, choose the most correct chief complaint type.

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The most correct chief complaint type in this scenario is "12 Convulsions/Seizures." This is because the caller specifically mentioned that his wife had a seizure and is currently unconscious. This complaint type is the most appropriate as it accurately reflects the symptoms and condition described by the caller.

A caller reports that his 84 yr old mother is vomiting blood for the past 30 minutes, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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The most correct chief complaint in this scenario would be "21 Hemorrhage/Lacerations." The caller reports that the 84-year-old mother is vomiting blood, which indicates a significant bleeding event. This complaint is more appropriate than the other options listed, such as "Diabetic Problems," "Sick Person," or "Stroke," as none of these options directly address the specific symptom of vomiting blood.

A mother calls and reports that her 2 year old daughter accidentally ingested a small amount of bleach and is conscious and breathing, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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The most correct chief complaint in this situation would be "23 Overdose/Poisoning" because the child accidentally ingested bleach, which is a toxic substance. Although the child is conscious and breathing, ingesting bleach can still be considered an overdose or poisoning and requires immediate medical attention.

A caller reports that her 86 year old Father has a sudden onset headache and slurred speech, choose the most correct chief complaint type.

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Based on the symptoms described by the caller (sudden onset headache and slurred speech), the most correct chief complaint type would be "28 Stroke." A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, causing brain cells to die. Symptoms of a stroke can include sudden severe headaches and difficulties with speech. Therefore, this option is the most appropriate choice based on the given information.

A 52 year old male reports that he fell 2 weeks ago and has been having back pain for the last 2 hours, choose the most correct chief complaint type.

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The most correct chief complaint type in this scenario is "5 Back Pain." This is because the patient specifically reports having back pain for the last 2 hours, which indicates that back pain is the primary concern. The information about falling 2 weeks ago suggests a possible cause for the back pain, but the chief complaint type should reflect the current symptom being experienced by the patient.

________can be defined as behavior and attitude patterns exhibiting standards and character marked by pride in oneself and one's career, respect for the people served, and commitment to the continued development of skills in the pursuit of excellence.

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Professionalism can be defined as behavior and attitude patterns exhibiting standards and character marked by pride in oneself and one's career, respect for the people served, and commitment to the continued development of skills in the pursuit of excellence.

A passerby reports a male passed out on the side of the road, the caller is not able to provide any more information, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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Based on the information provided, the most correct chief complaint would be "32 Unknown Problem." The caller reports a male passed out on the side of the road but is unable to provide any more information. Since the cause of the unconsciousness is unknown, it is appropriate to classify it as an unknown problem.

A 52 yr male calls and reports that he is having a hard time breathing and has been vomiting , choose the most correct chief complaint type.

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The most correct chief complaint type in this scenario is "6 Breathing Problems." This is because the caller is experiencing difficulty breathing, which is a serious symptom that requires immediate attention. The fact that he is also vomiting further indicates that his breathing difficulties may be severe and potentially life-threatening. Therefore, "6 Breathing Problems" is the most appropriate choice as the chief complaint type.

A 34 yr old female calls and reports that she is having pain in her stomach and has a fever, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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The most correct chief complaint in this scenario would be "1 Abdominal Pain." This is because the patient is specifically reporting pain in her stomach, which falls under the category of abdominal pain. The other options, such as "26 Sick Person" and "32 Unknown Problem," are more general and do not provide specific information about the patient's symptoms. "24 Pregnancy/Childbirth" would only be appropriate if the patient reported being pregnant or having related symptoms.

A caller reports that he found his neighbor passed out and breathing, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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The caller reports that the neighbor is passed out and breathing. This indicates that the neighbor is unconscious but still has a pulse and is breathing. Therefore, the most correct chief complaint would be "31 Unconscious/Fainting" as it accurately describes the situation reported by the caller.

A medical alarm company called reporting that a client pressed their medical alert button and the client advised them they fell and are injured, choose the most correct chief complaint.

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The most correct chief complaint in this scenario would be "17 Falls" because the client pressed their medical alert button after falling and reporting that they are injured. This indicates that the fall is the primary concern and reason for the medical alarm call.

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