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1

A mass casualty incident must be declared when there are how many patients?

9

2

On a mass casualty incident the wagon driver is responsible for logistics in which treatment area?

Red

3

Where are the 4 hospital Chempacks?

Howard
George Washington
Georgetown
DC Department of Health

4

How many patients can a Hospital Chempack treat

1000

5

How many patients can a EMS Checmpack treat?

454

6

Mass casualty bus #1 is able to transport how many patients and what type?

20 stretchered patients

7

What are the transport capabilities of Mass Casualty bus 2?

4 stretchered
20 ambulatory

8

What are the transport capabilities of Mass Casualty bus 3?

8 stretchered
12 ambulatory

9

What is the capability of Mass Casualty support unit #1?

Supplies to treat 100 patients

10

What is the capability of Mass Casualty support unit #2?

Supplies to treat 50 patients

11

What is the capability of Mass Casualty support unit #3?

Supplies to treat 50 patients

12

To ensure that members stay current on their skills and knowledge, the mass casualty task force companies will be required to drill monthly on which day of the week?

Wednesday

13

Responders in rehab shall rest for how many minutes before being released back to operations?

10-20 minutes

14

Rehabilitation should be considered in extreme weather conditions. When the temperature is above ___F or bellow ___F?

80
40

15

Where will triage tags be attached on a patient that will receive treatment and transportation to a hospital?

Extremities

16

During a mass casualty event the EMS branch director notifies the “clearing house hospital” to conduct a roll call of area hospitals. Which hospital is the designated “clearing house hospital for the District of Columbia?

Children's National Medical Center #2

17

The EMS Chempack in care of DCFEMS contains how many Mark 1 auto-injectors?

1200

18

Source: EMS OPS bulletin 1; command and operational structure
Members presenting to rehab with abnormal vital signs shall be monitored at least every_________ minutes.

10

19

What is the accepted triage system during a mass casualty event?

START

20

During a mass casualty event an EMS unit may transport up to how many ambulatory patients?

5

21

During a mass casualty incident who does the treatment group leader report to?

Medical Group Supervisor

22

Who is responsible for completing Patient Care Reports for all transported on an ambulance bus?

The ambulance crew assigned to assist with the mass casualty bus

23

Responders should drink water during rehabilitation but sports drinks are appropriated after how long of time frame?

60 minutes

24

The first arriving engine company officer on a Mass Casualty Incident will be designated which NIMS position?

Triage Unit Leader

25

What color treatment area does the lineman go to assist when assigned to a Mass Causality Task Force?

Yellow

26

The Layout person from the Engine Co. assigned to the Mass Casualty Task Force reports to the Treatment Unit Leader and is responsible for logistics in what Treatment Area?

Green

27

Who is assigned to be the Medical Supply Coordinator on a Mass Causality Task Force?

Wagon officer

28

The Truck Company assigned to the Mass Casualty Task Force is responsible for what?

Loading Patients on the Ambulance Bus, and assisting with patient care during transport

29

A triaged patient will have what length ribbon attached to their extremity (arm or leg)?

18"

30

What length of colored ribbon is attached to the neck of a cold bundled patient at an MCI?

36"

31

During a Mass Casualty Incident, how many patients can hospitals inside the beltway accommodate?

125

32

n the EMS CHEMPACK Deployment Container, what percentage of its contents are Auto Injectors?

85%

33

What is the number of patients that causes the Incident Commander to contact the OUC and order a Chemical Pack?

More than 25

34

What units will be responsible for the south mass casualty task force?

E-33 and T-8