Flashcards in SOP 600 Deck (38):
King County Required training hours
Minimum of 10 hours per year in 5 major subject areas
When are FFs to acquire their EMT card
Prior to completion of their probationary period
EMS training classes criteria
Minimum of 2 hours every other month
BLS Aid unit transport criteria
An aid unit is on scene and adequate resources available
Private Ambulance is over 30 minutes to respond
Patient is exposed to inclement weather, patient is in the public view
When patients requiring transport outside of the Eastside
Private AMB should be used
A disease or condition marked by inflammation of the liver
Procedures for reportable exposures
Wash immediately and report to Company Officer and MSO
EMS Training Records
To be maintained for 3 years
When scheduling a rider, how much time in advance is necessary?
At least 48 hrs
600, Sec. 3, 6.2.1
What documentation shall be maintained for a minimum of six years?
MIRFs, Drug Cards (FD 904), Daily Drug Inventory Logs (FD-912)
600, Sec 4, 6.2.10
How often must EMTs complete AED competency tests?
Twice a year, preferably once in each half of the year
600, Sec 5, 188.8.131.52
EMTs must recertify in AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR for adults, children and infants _____ __ _____.
Once a year
600, Sec 5, 184.108.40.206
EMTs must review the Department's Infectious Disease Control plan _____ __ ____.
Once a year
600, Sec. 5, 220.127.116.11
Who is notified if transported emergency?
Receiving facility and NORCOM
600, Sec 7, 6.5
How is Hep B Virus transmitted?
Blood-borne viral disease that is transmitted by blood or bodily fluid contact with the mucous membranes of one another. Major cause of acute / chronic hepatitis cirrhosis and primary hepatocellular carcinoma
600, Sec 8, 5.2
Clinical Hepatitis B symptoms and signs include:
Anorexia, malaise, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and jaundice
600, Sec 8, 5.2
What is the Hep B vaccine?
How many times greater do health care professionals have a risk of contracting Hep B:
Approx. 4 times greater than the adult population at large
Primary Hep B vaccine consists of 3 INTRAMUSCULAR doses of vaccine in the DELTOID region. Dosing Schedules:
1st dose: at elected date
2nd dose: 1 month later
3rd dose: 6 months after first dose
600, Sec 8, 6.10
Approximately _____ ______ after the final dose, a final blood draw will provide ______ confirmation of post-vaccination immunity.
One month / serologic
How often is the Infectious Disease Exposure / Reporting policy reviewed?
Annually or whenever necessary to reflect new or modified tasks
600, Sec 9, 4.2
Airborne pathogen include but not limited to:
Blood borne pathogens present on human blood include:
Hep B, HIV
Medications used for TB:
Piercing mucous membranes or the skin barrier through such events as needle sticks, bites, cuts and abrasions are:
Obvious Death Definitions:
Burned beyond Recognition
Cold/Stiff (unless less than 1 year of age) - not included for environmental emergencies with hypothermia
600, Sec 10, 5.0
Clinical signs and symptoms of TB:
Unexplained cough greater than 3 weeks
Hemoptysis (coughing up blood)
Significant weight loss
Who is the department's infection control officer an oversees the infectious disease exposure control program?
Commander, Emergency Medical Services
Decontaminating durable equipment by:
Clean with hot soapy water rinsed with clean water
1 : 10 ratio of bleach solution or
Held two to twelve hours after the incident
Held one to seven days after the incident
All critical incident stress debriefings require the presence of:
The MHP and at lease one peer support member
When is a status report given to the Chief for the Peer Support Program?
January of each year
The EMS Division _____ _____ will review all BLS MIRFs and RMS entries for _______, ________ and ______.
Data Analyst / accuracy, appropriateness and completeness
600, Sec 17, 6.1
Newborn child is considered:
Less than 72 hours old
Is it required that the parent provide any identification in order to transfer custody of an infant?
TAF sections for authorization:
Section 1: completed by Pt or guardian if pt is a minor
Section 2: completed by legal guardian if Pt unable to sign
Section 3: completed if the pt is unable sign or refuses to sign but verbally authorizes transport