BLS scenario 5 is the fifth of 10 BLS scenarios within the BLS Express Study Guide. This scenario covers BLS for adolescent respiratory arrest.
If you have not completed part 1 and Part 2 of the BLS Express, make sure to do that. Parts 1 and 2 will prepare you for the BLS scenarios and help you achieve mastery of BLS concepts before beginning the scenarios.
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1. You work in a high school and you notice a teenage student is collapsed on the floor in the hall. After ensuring that the scene is safe, what is your first intervention?CorrectIncorrect
2. There is no response from the victim. So you instruct a teacher to call 911 and get the AED. What is your next intervention?CorrectIncorrect
3. You determine that the victim DOES have a pulse but you do not see any chest rise and fall. It appears that the patient is not breathing. What should your next intervention be?CorrectIncorrect
4. You begin rescue breathing using mouth to mouth breathing. You open the airway with a head tilt-chin lift and pinch the nose with your thumb and index finger. As you seal your lips around the victim's mouth to give a breath, you recall that each breath should be delivered over _______ second(s), and you should observe for visible chest rise.CorrectIncorrect
5. You have initiated rescue breathing, and you are delivering mouth-to-mouth ventilations at a rate of 1 breath every 5-6 seconds. Knowing that opioid overdose is a common cause of respiratory arrest in adolescents and adults what medication is used to reverse opioid overdose?CorrectIncorrect
6. For the victim in respiratory arrest, how often should you repeat the pulse check?CorrectIncorrect
7. Help has returned with an AED and it is turned on and attached. After 2 minutes of rescue breathing, you check for a carotid pulse, and the victim still has a pulse but is not breathing on their own. What should you do now?CorrectIncorrect
8. What is one risk of rescue breathing that needs to be minimized?CorrectIncorrect