Quiz: No One Except An ER Nurse Gets A 18/18 On This Tricky Hospital Quiz

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Let's see if you really have what it takes to be an ER Nurse. From stitches to MRI scans you have seen it all! Click through to test your medical skills!

Identify ER accidents and when to give a patient a CAT Scan, when they need immediate surgery, and more!

 May 19, 2020

1 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Humans can't live without which of the following?
Sunlight
Water
Entertainment

2 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What is the largest human external organ?
Hair
Liver
Skin

3 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which is the average body temperature?
119ºF
98ºF
75ºF

4 of 18Pick the correct answer!

If you call 911, who will bring you to an Emergency Room to be treated?
Doctors
EMTs
Uber

5 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Say you're at the ER because you've suddenly become dizzy and short of breath. When you arrive, what's important for your doctor to know?
Both are correct
The specifics about your symptoms
Tell doctors about other medications you're currently taking

6 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which would require emergency room care?
Headache
Stomachache
A change in vision

7 of 18Pick the correct answer!

In an ER, what order do doctors see patients in?
First come, first serve
Based on the severity of their injury
Based on their insurance policy

8 of 18Pick the correct answer!

ER doctors deal with patients arriving with foreign objects in their bodies. What's the most dangerous of the items patients often swallow?
Chewing gum
Nut shells
Soda can tabs

9 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What medical specialties are included in most emergency rooms?
Mental, cardiac, trauma, cardiovascular
Dental, trauma, dermatological, surgical
Cardiac, trauma, obstetric, orthopedic, surgical

10 of 18Pick the correct answer!

If blood is spurting from a wound, what should you do?
Raise the wound above the victim's heart to slow the bleeding
Cover the wound with a clean cloth and use continuous pressure
Both of these

11 of 18Pick the correct answer!

The victim has pale or bluish skin color, cold skin, and dull or sunken eyes. These are symptoms of which health emergency?
Shock
Heart Attack
Dementia

12 of 18Pick the correct answer!

A patient comes in with a first degree burn, what do you do?
Neither of these
Put ice on it to cool it down
Rub room temperature oil on it

13 of 18Pick the correct answer!

A patient is in a car crash and severely injures a limb to the point it needs to be cut off. What is this called?
Amputation
Cardiovascular Cut
Limb Removal

14 of 18Pick the correct answer!

If a patient mentions any symptom that sounds like it might be a heart attack, the first thing you should do is ___________.
give them a CAT scan
give them a MRI
give them an ECG

15 of 18Pick the correct answer!

If a child has a deep cut on the top of their head, what is the fastest way for it to be treated?
Stitches
Glue
Staples

16 of 18Pick the correct answer!

A patient comes in and after an assessment you conclude they are extremely dehydrated, what do you do?
Blood transfer
An IV with saline solution
Caffeinated beverages

17 of 18Pick the correct answer!

If a doctor tells you to prepare a suture kit, what should you bring them?
Gauze and tape
Needle and thread
Hydrogen peroxide and vaseline

18 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What is the first thing a doctor does if someone is complaining of abdominal pain?
Give them a MRI
Check their pupils for dilation
Press down on parts of the stomach looking for pain
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