Flashcards in 203.01 EMS Responsibilities Deck (25):
A multi patient incident is defined as any incident with fewer than ______.
A mass casualty incident is defined as an incident involving ______.
25 to 100 patients
A disaster is defined as an incident involving more than _______.
When possible, patients should be treated and transported in what priority order?
Delayed patients upgraded to immediate
What are the general tactical objectives for large-scale EMS incident?
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 and performed appropriately
Provide for the safety, accountability and welfare of rescue personnel and victims
Responding personnel are encouraged to use triage tags and IMMEDIATE labels on smaller multi patient incidents. Triage tags should be used anytime there are _____ or more immediate patients or more than _____ patients total.
All first alarm medical incidents or greater require ______ staging for all fire department resources, including rescue companies.
What are the two EMS tactical objectives to be completed during any multi patient/mass casualty incident?
Completion of "triage report"
Declaration of "all immediate transported"
Triage should be completed using the ________.
Arizona triage system
The on scene report should answer what three questions?
What do I have?
What actions will I take?
What resources do I need?
What units should go to the scene and not stage?
First arriving unit
first paramedic unit
The purpose of the triage sector is to determine the ______, _______, and ______ of patients.
Where should triage sector forward triage-tracking slips?
Who will assess minor patients who were directed earlier in the incident by triage teams to an assembly area?
What will treatment sector first determine?
Whether patient treatment will occur in place or in the designated treatment area
What sector has responsibility to determine hospital availability through the dispatch center?
When should a medical supply sector be established?
3rd Alarm medicals or greater
The triage function should be performed by the first arriving company. Normally, it will last ________ minutes.
What alarm do you need for 5-10 patients?
First alarm Medical
A second alarm would facilitate how many patients?
Rescues being sent to the loading area should be sent no more than ___ at a time.
Crews should report to where carrying their medical supplies and backboards
Extrication or treatment or sectors
In all cases where patients arrive in the treatment sector without triage tags who will ensure triage and taking is completed and the patient is delivered to the proper area?
Treatment sector officer
What sector is responsible for locating, and removing patients to treatment sector?