BLS Healthcare Provider Certification Test

To qualify for BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification, you must pass the BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification Test with a score of 70 or higher.

1. An AED should be used as soon as possible.
A) True.
B) False.

2. PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment.
A) True.
B) False.

3. Chest compressions must be done slowly and gently.
A) True.
B) False.

4. Who can perform CPR?
A) Anyone who is CPR certified or has received prior CPR training.
B) Doctors only.
C) Adults only.
D) Emergency medical personnel only.

5. How long should you check for the victim's pulse?
A) Checking the pulse is not necessary.
B) Less than 10 seconds
C) Up to 1 minute.
D) Up to 5 minutes.

6. The purpose of CPR is to:
A) Help the victim stay warm.
B) Prevent the victim from going into shock.
C) Provide oxygen and blood circulation to the victim.
D) Keep the victim awake.

7. The correct order for CPR rescue is:
A) Airway, Breathing, Compression
B) Airway, Compression, Breathing
C) Breathing, Airway, Compression
D) Compression, Airway, Breathing

8. You should check the adult victim for responsiveness by:
A) Tapping him/her on the shoulder or in the middle of the chest and shout, "Are you OK?"
B) Using smelling salts.
C) Pouring cold water on his/her face.
D) Slapping his/her face.

9. The technique used to clear the victim's airway is:
A) Push chin down, tilt head forward.
B) Lift chin up, tilt head back.
C) Lift chin up, turn head sideways.
D) None of the above.

10. If the adult victim remains unresponsive, you should:
A) Wait 2 minutes to see if the victim regains consciousness.
B) Start CPR before dialing 9-1-1.
C) Dial 9-1-1 before starting CPR.
D) None of the above.

11. When assisting the victim with breathing:
A) Pinch the victim's nose closed.
B) Do not over-inflate the victim's lungs.
C) Allow the victim exhale on his/her own.
D) All of the above.

12. Child CPR is for:
A) Children under 12 years of age but not infants.
B) Any small-framed adult.
C) Infants and children.
D) None of the above.

13. Infant CPR is for:
A) Infants under 18 months of age.
B) Infants under 12 months of age.
C) Infants under 6 months of age.
D) None of the above.

14. When administering chest compressions for a child victim:
A) Give one breath instead of two after 30 compressions.
B) Chest compressions are twice as fast.
C) Use one or two hands on the sternum.
D) Elevate his/her legs.

15. When administering chest compressions for an adult victim:
A) Position both hands on the sternum.
B) Give two breaths after 30 compressions.
C) Apply the "2 hands, 2 inches" rule.
D) All of the above.

16. If the child or infant victim is unconscious and unresponsive, you should:
A) Perform CPR for 2 minutes before dialing 9-1-1.
B) Dial 9-1-1 before starting CPR.
C) Perform CPR and do not dial 9-1-1.
D) None of the above.

17. Check the infant victim for responsiveness by:
A) Giving him/her a baby bottle.
B) Tapping his/her shoulder or patting his/her feet.
C) Pinching his/her arm.
D) Tickle him/her.

18. The electrode pads from an AED should be placed on the victim's:
A) Right shoulder and lower right rib area.
B) Left shoulder and lower left rib area.
C) Right shoulder and lower left rib area.
D) Left shoulder and right shoulder.

19. When should you stop CPR?
A) When directed by emergency personnel.
B) When you are no longer able to continue.
C) When the victim can breathe on his/her own.
D) All of the above.

20. When the victim begins to breathe on his/her own, you should:
A) Stop CPR and roll the victim on his/her side.
B) Stop CPR and help the victim to stand up.
C) Stop CPR and help the victim to a sitting position.
D) Continue to perform CPR until emergency personnel arrive.