A. slowly and carefully pass the bus on the left side.
B. pass the bus only after all the children have exited.
C. stop and wait until the warning lights stop flashing.
D. back up and take an alternate route to the scene.
A. The weather is treacherous and there are numerous roads washed out.
B. The EMTs are transporting a critical pediatric patient through traffic.
C. The call is dispatched as an unresponsive patient with CPR in progress.
D. The EMTs are unfamiliar with the location, but the police officer knows the area.
A. turnout gear.
B. face shields.
C. safety goggles.
D. hazardous materials gear.
A. DuoDote Auto-Injector
B. Vacuum splint
C. Oral glucose
D. Inhaled bronchodilator
A. regularly using the siren as much as possible.
B. avoiding one-way streets whenever possible.
C. avoiding routes with heavy traffic congestion.
D. assuming that other drivers will not see you.
A. park downhill from the scene.
B. ask the driver to exit the vehicle.
C. quickly gain access to the patient.
D. position the ambulance upwind.
B. high-level disinfection.
A. as directed by the EMS system’s medical director.
B. in locked or secured cabinets in order to prevent theft.
C. according to the urgency and frequency of their use
D. based on recommendations of the health department.
A. allows other drivers to hear and see you from a great distance.
B. is required any time a patient is being transported to the hospital.
C. legally gives the emergency vehicle operator the right of way.
D. signifies a request for other drivers to yield the right of way.
A. quickly gain access to the patient.
B. determine if additional units are needed.
C. observe the scene for safety hazards.
D. carefully assess the mechanism of injury.
A. never duck under the body or the tail boom because the pilot cannot see you in these areas.
B. carefully approach the aircraft from the rear unless a crew member instructs you to do otherwise.
C. approach the aircraft from the side because this will make it easier for you to access the aircraft doors.
D. remember that the main rotor blade is flexible and can dip as low as 5¢ to 6¢ from the ground.
A. have your partner quickly clean the ambulance as you proceed to the call.
B. advise the dispatcher that you are out of service and to send another unit.
C. proceed to the call, functioning only as an emergency medical responder.
D. quickly proceed to the call and clean and restock the ambulance afterwards.
A. on the ambulance stretcher.
B. inside the jump kit.
C. near the side or rear door.
D. in the driver’s compartment.
A. railroad crossings.
B. stop signs.
D. stop lights.
A. patient’s medical history.
B. location of the patient(s).
C. nature of the call.
D. caller’s phone number.
A. remaining in the far right-hand lane when transporting a critical patient and refraining from passing other motorists on the left side.
B. keeping a safe distance between your ambulance and the vehicles in front of you and remaining aware of vehicles potentially hiding in your mirrors’ blind spots.
C. driving about 2 to 3 seconds behind any vehicles in front of you and exceeding the posted speed limit by no more than 20 to 25 mph.
D. driving at the posted speed limit, regardless of the patient’s condition, and routinely using your lights and siren when driving on a freeway.
A. reassess unstable patients at least every 15 minutes.
B. complete the run form before arrival at the hospital.
C. reassess the patient only if he or she deteriorates.
D. converse with the patient and provide reassurance.
A. use yellow caution tape to mark of the LZ perimeter.
B. ask bystanders to stand at all four corners of the LZ.
C. use weighted cones to mark all four corners of the LZ.
D. place four flares 100 feet apart in an “X” pattern.