Frequently Missed Practice Questions — April 2018

Frequently Missed Practice Questions — April 2018

If you follow us on Facebook, you know that we frequently post practice questions and invite our community to test their knowledge. AMRI fans do well on most of the questions; however, there are some that they miss. These questions are a great learning tool to help you prepare for your recertification. Below are the three frequently missed questions with the correct answers and a brief explanation why.

 

QUESTION 1:

Lidocaine is administered:

A. 1.0 - 1.5 mg/kg bolus

B. 30 mg/minute up to 1.0 gram total

C. 40 mcg/kg/minute maintenance infusion (2-4 mg/min)

D. 1 and 3 only

 

 

QUESTION 2:

When managing pain caused by transcutaneous cardiac pacing (TCP), which of the following is the most effective?

A. Diazepam (Valium)

B. Midazolam (Versed)

C. Morphine sulfate

D. Aspirin p.o.

 

 

QUESTION 3:

Precordial thump is no longer recommended for VT or VF.

A. True

B. False