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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), the multi-patient/mass casualty procedures should be integrated into the incident management system by the first arriving company officer on EMS incidents requiring the commitment of a _____________ or greater.

2-1 medical

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what is a multi-patient incident?

Fewer than 25 patients.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what is a mass casualty incident?

Between 25-100 patients.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what is a disaster?

More than 100 patients.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what are the general tactical objectives?

-remove endangered occupants and treat the injured. -stabilize the incident and provide for life safety. -ensure the functions of triage, extrication, treatment, and transportation are established as needed and performed appropriately. -provide for the safety, accountability and welfare of rescue personnel and victims. -conserve property

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), the EMS tactical objectives are…

-completion of a triage report -declaration of “all immediates transported”

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what order should patients be treated and transported in?

-immediates -delayed patients upgraded to immediate -delayed -minor

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), when should triage tags be used?

Any time there are 3 or more immediates or more than 10 patients.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), what questions should the on scene report answer?

-What do I have? -What actions will I take? -What resources do I need?

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), where should triage be performed at major incidents such as a building collapse or hazmat incident in which victims must be removed to a safe environment?

-triage will be performed at the entrance to the treatment area.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), which companies will use level 1 staging upon their arrival?

1st arriving company, paramedic unit, ladder, chief officer and rescue will go directly to the scene. All others will utilize level 1 staging.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), which incidents require level II staging?

All first alarm medical incidents or greater require level II staging area for all fire department resources, including rescue companies.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), command should assign safety sector as soon as the __________ have been established.

-basic sectors

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), the medical supply sector is responsible for the procurement, delivery, and stockpiling of medical supplies needed at the scene. When should this be established?

On 3rd alarm medical or greater incidents because medical support 19 (from the airport) and a medical supply truck (from resource management) will automatically be dispatched.

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According to M.P. 203.01 EMS Responsibilities (R 03/00), how long will triage typically take?

4-6 minutes

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), extrication and triage sectors should be assigned __________.

Separately.

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), when should triage be handled by the first company officer and when should it be passed off to the next arriving company?

At incidents up to 10 patients, triage may be handled by first arriving company officer and his/her crew. At larger incidents with more than 10 patients, the first arriving company officer should assume command and assign Triage to the next arriving fire company.

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), as a general rule, patients should be triaged and tagged _________ movement to a treatment area. Immediate patients are moved first, followed by delayed patients.

-before

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), triage should be completed using the “_______ triage system.”

-Arizona

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), what criteria is used during triage?

-S.T.A.R.T.

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According to M.P. 203.02 Triage Sector (R 03/00), what is the purpose of triage?

To categorize patients based on the severity of their injuries, prioritize their need for treatment and transport and stabilize life-threatening injuries before additional resources arrive on-scene.

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According to M.P. 203.03 Extrication Sector (R 03/00), extrication sector is utilized in _____________ incidents that require physical disentaglement and/or removal of trapped victims. Extrication is responsible for removing and delivering patients to a _______________. Extrication will assist triage with any patient treatment that is necessary _________ disentanglement.

-multiple patient -treatment area -prior to

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According to M.P. 203.03 Extrication Sector (R 03/00), _________ communications should be used within the sector.

-face-to-face

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According to M.P. 203.03 Extrication Sector (R 03/00), an evaluation of the number of patients involved and the complexity of extrication requirements is an immediate priority. A reasonable guideline is an initial commitment of one company per ______ victims.

Five

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), ____________ should determine together with command whether patients would be treated “in place” or treated at a specific treatment area.

-sector officers (treatment, extrication, triage)

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), if treatment will occur in place, the goal is to assign one als or bls company and one ________to each patient, resources permitting.

rescue

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), how does the requirement of personnel in treatment sector compare to other sectors?

The treatment sector typically requires the heaviest commitment of personnel.

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), during major incidents, one company per ________ patients should be the initial objective.

Four (one rescuer per patient).

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), when transportation is immediately available, transportation of the patient becomes a priority over ____________.

Extended on-site treatment.

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According to M.P. 203.04 Treatment Sector (R 03/00), a medical supply sector will automatically occur on all ______ incidents.

-3 alarm

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According to M.P. 203.05 Transportation Sector (R 03/00), helicopters should be used to transport critical patients to _________ medical facilities, allowing closer hospitals to receive patients by ground ambulance.

-more distant

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According to M.P. 203.05 Transportation Sector (R 03/00), transportation should also determine a suitable location next to treatment to establish a patient loading area. Rescues should be staged off site and brought in to the loading area as needed, no more than ____ at a time.

two

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According to M.P. 203.05 Transportation Sector (R 03/00), when all ________ patients have been transported from the scene, __________ should notify command. A declaration by command to dispatch of ____________ is an ems tactical benchmark.

-Immediate -Transportation -All immediates transported

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According to M.P. 203.05A Transportation Sector Branch-Multiple Site Coordination (R 03/00), when should a transportation Branch be established?

When it is necessary to coordinate the transport of patients from two or more treatment areas simultaneously.

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According to M.P. 203.05A Transportation Sector Branch-Multiple Site Coordination (R 03/00), due to the complexity of the operation, a _____________ should be assigned exclusively to the transportation branch.

-separate radio channel

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According to M.P. 203.05A Transportation Sector Branch-Multiple Site Coordination (R 03/00), who handles all communications with dispatch?

-transportation branch director

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According to M.P. 203.06 Medical Supply Sector (R 03/00), the medical supply sector will be established with a minimum of ____________.

One fire company. Dispatch will also special call medical support 19 from the airport and an ems supply truck from RM.

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According to M.P. 203.06 Medical Supply Sector (R 03/00), what happens when the incident is upgraded to a fourth alarm medical?

A 2nd ems supply truck and a 2nd adaptive response unit will be dispatched.

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According to M.P. 203.06 Medical Supply Sector (R 03/00), who does medical supply sector report to?

Under 20 patients, report to command. At larger mass casualty incidents, this sector will report to medical branch or logistics section.

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According to M.P. 203.06A Medical Safety Officer (R 10/04), the MSO would be assigned to work for the _________ section.

safety

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According to M.P. 203.06A Medical Safety Officer (R 10/04), the position of mso would place a __________ as part of the strategic level to enhance the medical wellness issues associated with our workforce.

Licensed medical practitioner

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According to M.P. 203.06A Medical Safety Officer (R 10/04), the mso would be partnered with a _________ to complete all tasks.

Command officer