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EMS:

What are the Apparatus Operators duties during a cardiac arrest?

Anticipate and provide necessary equipment
direct paramedics to the patient
**assist with IV line preparation
**gather and properly dispose of medical waste.

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EMS:

What are the Apparatus Operators duties for a trauma patient?

Anticipate and obtain necessary equipment
**Provide lighting
Direct paramedics to the patient
**obtain gurney
**assist with IV line preparation
**gather and properly dispose of medical waste

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EMS:

What are the Apparatus Operators duties for a medical complaint patient?

**Anticipate and obtain necessary equipment (gurney)
Direct paramedics to the patient
**Assist with IV line preparation
**Gather and properly dispose of medical waste

3

EMS:

What general equipment does the Apparatus Operator bring for EMS calls?

-Flashlight
-splints
-backboard
-gurney as needed

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EMS: Child Abuse Reporting

1. Notify law enforcement when?
2. Call 24-hour child protection hotline when?
3. Complete suspected child abuse report when?


1. Immediately
2. As soon as possible
3. Within 36 hours

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EMS: Elder Abuse Reporting (65 years and older)

The Report of Suspected Elder Abuse must be completed and submitted to the agency initially contacted. Upon completion, immediately forward the report to the involved _____ and then it is Faxed to the appropriate agency within ___ working days

EMS captain

2 days

(Initial notification to agency must be done as soon as practical)

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Per DHS EMS: Extensive Burns are considered...
___% or more in adults
___% or more in children
___% or more in infants

20
15
10

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EMS:

A patient may be determined dead if pulseless, non-breathing with extrication time greater than ____ minutes, where no resuscitative measures can be performed prior to extrication.

15

8

EMS: Determination of Death

If the initial assessment reveals rigor mortis and/or post-mortem lividity only, in order to confirm death members must auscultate the lungs for a minimum of ___ seconds, auscultate the apical pulse for a minimum of ___ seconds and palpate the carotid pulse for a minimum of ___ seconds

•30 lungs
•60 heart sounds
•60 pulses

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Per vol 1: what are extensive burns?

1. Serious burns to the face, throat, or neck.
2. Signs of respiratory involvement.
3. Any child with burn area of 10% or more.
4. Any adult with burn area of 20% or more.
5. Deep extensive burns to hands and feet.
6. Any electrical burns

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What % bleach solution is used to clean the Vac-U-Splint Fasplint?

1

11

Rescue equipment such as traction splints, backboards, KED boards, blood pressure cuffs, bag-valve-mask device, airway management instruments, etc., shall be decontaminated how?

wash with a disinfectant-detergent solution and hot water then air dry

12

Delicate electronic equipment such as scope/defibrillators, radios, etc., shall be decontaminated how?

wiped down with a 1:10 bleach/water solution (1 part bleach to 10 parts of water) as soon as possible post incident.

13

S-SCORT VX-2 battery powered Section Device:

The vacuum reading should rise to ____ mmHg from the zero setting in two seconds. It should max out at approximately ____ mmHg.

•300
•525

(A full charged battery for this unit will last 45 min)

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The fourth member in a Task Oriented EMS Standard Operating Guidelines is a position filled by the Apparatus Operator or Engineer and is referred to as the ___ person.

D

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CPR/AED:

For infants and children less than ____ years of age, use pediatric pads and a defibrillator capable of pediatric defibrillation.

8

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According to TB 8:

For every minute that defibrillation is delayed, the patient sustains a ___% reduction in their chances for survival.

10%

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The delivered oxygen concentration of a nasal cannula ranges from ___ to ___ percent.

24 to 44%

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