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ACLS Practice Exam Questions

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ACLS Practice Exam


1. A conscious patient is diagnosed with coronary thrombosis in the ER. What are appropriate treatments?


2. You witness the collapse of an adult. Upon assessment he is unresponsive but is still adequately breathing and has a pulse. You have called for the emergency response team. There is no concern for a spinal injury. What is your next best course of action?


3. Which of these is the preferred advanced airway for an unconscious adult that is showing poor ventilation with an ambu bag?


4. How long should you check for a carotid pulse on an adult?


5. What is the single most important therapy for survival of cardiac arrest?


6. When should an unconscious patient receive only rescue breaths and not CPR?


7. Which of these is NOT a recommended pharmacological treatment for a stable patient with a wide complex Ventricular tachycardia (monomorphic)?


8. 4.Which of these drugs should be avoided when a patient presents with Atrial Fibrilations with Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) delta waves?


9. When should a jaw thrust be used in place of a head tilt-chin lift?


10. Where should you palpate for a pulse on an unconscious infant during CPR?