EMR Chp 1

Enhanced 911 systems allow the caller’s information to be received electronically to the
Dispatch center

The medical director is a physician who assumes the ultimate responsibility for the:
Medical oversight of the EMS system, patient outcome, protocols

You have received orders to administer oxygen to the patient. This would be called:
On-line medical direction

The procedures that an Emergency Medical Responder can provide as care for a patient are called
Scope of practice

Emergency Medical Responders are trained in the care and management of ill and injured patients. An Emergency Medical Responder should not be involved in the process ofL
Traffic control

The first priority of an Emergency Medical Responder should be:
Scene safety

The personal protective equipment for the Emergency Medical Responder should include:
A mask, eye protection, gloves

As an Emergency Medical Responder, when you are helping a person you should:
Be honest and realistic

The Emergency Medical Responder acts as a designated agent of the:
Medical director

The personal protective equipment that minimizes contact with infectious bodily fluids includes:
Gloves, gowns, eye protection

A designated 911 emergency dispatch center is called a:
Public safety answering point

When the medical director’s specific instructions on providing care for a specific medical condition or injury is/are called:
Standing orders

An Emergency Medical Responder provides emergency care:
Until EMTs or paramedics take over care

You are on your way home when you see a child fall off the curb. You stop to help and find that the child is bleeding from his right knee. Since you have no access to your medical director, you get your first aid kit from your truck and follow the protocols for controlling the bleeding and bandaging the injury. What type of medical direction are you adhering to?
Off-line medical direction

You respond to a motor vehicle crash with your crew and will have to provide care to patients from a different culture. This culture is foreign to many of your beliefs. Which of the following can you legally consider when making decisions about the care you provide?
The patients’ unique medical needs

You have attending an Emergency Medical Responder course, and your friend asks you, “What are the duties of an Emergency Medical Responder?” You know that your patient-related duties include all of the following EXCEPT:
Administering medication to ill and injured patients

During your conversation with your friend, he asks you what other levels of EMS personnel there are. you explain that there are Emergency Medical Responders, EMT-Basics, and advanced-level providers such as:
Paramedics and EMT-Intermediates

Your friend asks, “How do you know what you can and cannot do when caring for a patient?” You explain that there is a set of responsibilities and ethical considerations that define the extent of care you provide called:
Scope of practice

During the conversation, you are asked what you do if you can not contact Medical Control. You explain that you can follow protocols or standing orders under a medical direction called:
Off-line medical direction

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians recognizes all of the following EMS levels EXCEPT:
EMT-Dispatcher

Medical direction obtained by speaking directly with the medical director is called:
On-line medical direction

The first concern at the scene of an emergency is:
Scene safety

When moving or lifting a patient, you should:
Use good body mechanics

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