Flashcards in MCI Deck (37):
On an MCI Alarm, without direction from IC, where does the fifth suppression unit report?
Treatment Unit Leader
When loading a Medical Ambulance Bus, how we the patients loaded?
Least critical first
Start Triage, what respiratory rate would be an immediate patient?
How many like resources consist of a Strike Team?
MCI, how many Yellow patients can one ALS and one BLS provider handle?
MCI, Medical Group Supervisor reports to?
EMS Branch Director
The patient counts used to build each response package are based on only patients to be transported and has been set up for ____ red, ______ yellow and ______ green.
30%, 30%, 40%
The EMS Task Force (up to _____ patients maximum) to a MCI response.
What point would you need to call a MCI alarm, when you have how many patients?
More than 10 patients
ALS and BLS Strike Teams consist of what resource comparable treatment/transport capabilities used to augment the Task Force levels.
Five like resources
What resources do you need for an EMS Task Fore?
5 EMS Transport Units, 1 Battalion Chief, 2 EMS Supervisors, 2 Suppression Units, Air Transport Units (upon request)
The first arriving unit initiates the Five S's of a Multiple Casualty Incident and it's possible that the first arriving unit may not be a suppression unit. The first arriving suppression unit not assigned to hazard mitigation will assume Triage Unit Leader responsibilities?
Start/Jump Start Triage
What position is established when non ambulatory patients need to be move from the impact area or casually collection point to the treatment area?
How many ALS and BLS provider should it take to take care of one red tag patient in the treatment area?
1 ALS/BLS provider per each patient
How many ALS and BLS provider should it take to take care of one yellow tag patient in the treatment area?
1 ALS/BLS provider per three patients
How many ALS and BLS provider should it take to take care of one green tag patient in the treatment area?
Only 1 BLS provider per three patients
An EMS task force consists of what units?
5 EMS Transport Units, 1 Battalion Chief, 2 EMS Supervisors, 2 Suppression Units, Air Transport Units
A EMS task force can effectively handle a maximum of how many patients?
One MCI alarm should be dispatched for every how many patients?
The first suppression unit on an EMS Task Force should assume what role?
Triage Unit Leader
The second suppression unit on an EMS Task Force should assume what role?
How many suppression units are dispatched on an MCI alarm?
The first arriving suppression unit on an MCI incident is to take what actions?
Recon the situation and assume Command
What are the 5 S's of an MCI?
Safety, Size-up, Send, Set up, START triage
The Medical Group Supervisor is under the supervision of whom during an MCI event?
EMS Branch Director
Who should assume the role of EMS Branch Director on an MCI alarm?
1st EMS Supervisor
Who does the Triage Unit Leader report to?
Medical Group Supervisor
Who is ultimately responsible for ensuring total patient accountability?
Transportation Group Supervisor
A team of five like resources with comparable capabilities used to augment the Task Force levels is known as what?
What is the optimal provider ratio for a Red patient?
1 ALS and 1 BLS provider per patient
Due to the roles and responsibilities of the Staging Area Manager it is recommended that what should assume this role?
Entire Suppression Unit
RHCC is an acronym for what?
Regional Hospital Coordination Center
How many Medical Communications Coordinators can be assigned to a MCI incident?
Who do Porters report to within the ICS system?
Triage Unit Leader
A Medical Ambulance Bus is designed to transport how many patients on stretchers?
Each Medical Care Support Unit is designed to treat approximately how many injured persons?