Smith Seminars Online Emergency Preparedness Test

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If for some reason you do not pass the test with 70% correct you will be notified by email to retake the test. Your order number will stay valid until you pass the test.


 Part 1 - Your Information














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 Part 2 - The Test


1) Hospital preparedness concerns for a disaster include:

A) Determination of adequate staffing capabilities

B) The willingness of staff to respond to a disaster

C) Health care workers may be among the victims

D) All of the above

2) Natural disasters include:

A) Volcanic eruption

B) Structural collapses

C) Power outage

D) All the above

3) Health impacts associated with the sudden crowding together of large numbers of survivors:

A) Will require planning for both therapeutic and preventive interventions

B) Often having inadequate access to safe water

C) Often having inadequate access to sanitation facilities

D) All the above

4) Dissemination of biological warfare agents may occur by:

A) Aerosol sprays

B) Explosives

C) Food or water contamination

D) All the above

5) Protective measures against biological warfare agents include all except:

A) Showering with sodium hypochlorite

B) Removal of clothing

C) High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter masks

D) Military gas mask

6) In humans, common symptoms of influenza infection are:

A) Fever and severe headache
B) Sore throat, muscle pains, and coughing
C) Weakness and fatigue
D) All the above

7) Strategies to slow down a flu pandemic include:

A) Vaccines
B) Anti-viral drugs
C) A & B
D) None of the above

8) WHO recommends:

A) Health-care workers wear N95 masks
B) Patients wear surgical masks (which may prevent respiratory secretions from becoming airborne)
C) A & B
D) None of the above

9) To minimize infection risk before and during a disaster:

A) Standard precautions should be maintained at all times
B) Good hand hygiene should be practiced before and after direct contact with patients and contact with the environment
C) Proper decontamination/sterilization of procedural instruments
D) All the above

10) Factors of respiratory concern during a disaster:

A) Positive-pressure ventilation is not a factor
B) Compressed gas cylinders always offer support for extended periods of therapy
C) No manual resuscitation will be needed
D) Increased consumption of oxygen beyond the available supply


 Part 3 - Evaluation


 Learner's achievement of each objective. Rate each on a scale of 1=low 5=high


Objective 1

1) Identify the factors of natural disasters Become aware of the components man-made disasters Become familiar with bioterrorism factors and biological warfare agents Identify pandemic flu infection and prevention factors Review the role of respiratory care in the disaster response.


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Purpose/Goal of this activity:

2) Attendee will be aware of the current information and will be able to meet the required continuing education. Relationship of objectives to overall Purpose/Goal of activity.


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3) If conflict of interest, off-label use, commercial support, or in-kind support were evident in the education component of this program, were you notified? (Choose One)


N/A — not applicable for any of the above






4) Content was presented without bias of any commercial product or drug. (Choose One)







5) Will the information you gained from this program change your practice? (Choose One)







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