Flashcards in 1098 Ride Alongs (administrative) Deck (14):
Who is responsible for maintaining this document?
Deputy Chief of Support Services.
Who provides an orientation to riders in
accordance with Section?
Officers and In-Charge Paramedics
Emergency Medical Dispatcher.
A NIOSH certified respirator with a filter efficiency level of 95% or greater against particulate aerosols free of oil when tested against a 0.3 micron particle.
TFD will consider ride-along requests from three categories of individuals who are not uniformed members of the Tacoma Fire Department are?
a. Citizen observers
b. EMS professionals
c. EMS students
Citizen observers must be at least be how old?
16 years of age.
All requests for ride-alongs must be made on what form?
TFD’s Ride-Along Request form.
EMS professionals, must include a letter from his/her employer officially endorsing the ride-along except?
physicians and physician assistants
Ride-alongs should begin no earlier than?
conclude no later than?
What policy number is Ride-alongs?
Who is responsible for:
1. Receiving requests for EMS professional and EMS student ride-alongs.
The Administrative Paramedic Supervisor
Active participation in TFD operations is restricted to EMS activities, and
then typically only by?
Riders shall not actively participate in patient care or ride in the patient
compartment when a patient is present or be within six feet of a patient unless s/he has had
a. Training in airborne and bloodborne pathogens within the last year
b. TB (tuberculosis) screening within the last year
c. Immunizations to include Hepatitis B and MMR (measles-mumps-rubella)
d. Training in patient confidentiality
e. Fit-testing for a N-95 mask