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Basic CPR Practice Test

CPR consists of which of the following components? Chest compressions Airway Breathing All of the above CPR consists of these main components:
  • Chest compressions
  • Airway
  • Breathing
AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 14
When beginning CPR, start with ____________ Rescue breathing Chest compressions Calling for help An AED Start compressions within 10 seconds of recognition of cardiac arrest AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 3 Single rescuers should use a compression-to-ventilation ratio of: 15 compressions to 2 breaths 90 compressions to 2 breaths 15 compressions to 1 breath 30 compressions to 2 breaths Single rescuers should use a compression-to-ventilation ratio of 30 compressions to 2 breaths when giving CPR to victims of any age AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 19 At what rate should chest compressions occur? 60 to 70/min 90 to 100/min 100 to 120/min 180 to 200/min Compressions should occur at a rate of 100 to 120/min. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 3 What is the correct chest compression depth for an adult? At least 2 inches At least one third the depth of the chest Half the depth of the chest At least 1 inch Compress with a depth of at least 2 inches (5 cm) for adults. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 3 After each compression: Check the pulse Allow complete chest recoil Provide rescue breathing Yell for help Allow complete chest recoil after each compression. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 3 Interruptions in chest compressions should be limited to: Less than 10 seconds 2 seconds 5 seconds There should never be interruptions in chest compressions Limit interruptions in chest compressions to less than 10 seconds. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 79 When multiple rescuers are present, rescuers should switch compressors how often? Every 20 cycles Every 15 cycles Every 10 cycles Every 5 cycles When giving compressions, rescuers should switch compressors after every 5 cycles of CPR (about every 2 minutes), or sooner if fatigued. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 29 What method should be used to open the airway of a victim with a suspected head or neck injury? Head tilt-chin lift Jaw thrust Heimlich maneuver If a head or neck injury is suspected, use the jaw-thrust maneuver to reduce neck and spine movement. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 21 After an AED has been used, CPR is no longer necessary True False After using an AED, resume CPR immediately for about two minutes, or until prompted by the AED to allow rhythm check. AHA Basic Life Support Provider Manual, p. 15