How Much Do You Know About The OCMCA?

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How Much Do You Know About The OCMCA? - Quiz

Oakland County Medical Control Authority is an emergency organization for the U. S. State of Michigan. Do you have what it takes to be a part of this group?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the OCMCA?

    • A.

      EMS

    • B.

      A medical authority orgnization

    • C.

      Fire rescue

    • D.

      A department of a local hospital

    Correct Answer
    B. A medical authority orgnization
    Explanation
    The OCMCA stands for the Orange County Medical Control Authority. It is a medical authority organization that oversees and regulates emergency medical services (EMS) in Orange County. They provide guidelines, protocols, and medical direction to ensure the highest quality of care and coordination among EMS providers. They also work closely with fire rescue departments and local hospitals to ensure effective emergency response and patient care.

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  • 2. 

    What do they do?

    • A.

      Creating protocol for EMS services

    • B.

      Manage EMS units

    • C.

      Certify first responders

    • D.

      Authorize and manage first reponder personnel

    Correct Answer
    A. Creating protocol for EMS services
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Creating protocol for EMS services." This means that they are responsible for developing a set of guidelines and procedures for emergency medical services. These protocols ensure that EMS providers follow standardized practices when responding to emergencies, which helps to ensure the safety and well-being of patients. By creating these protocols, they help to establish a consistent and effective approach to emergency medical care.

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  • 3. 

    How many types of protocols does the OCMCA cover?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8 because the OCMCA covers a wide range of protocols. These protocols can include communication protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, and FTP, as well as network protocols like Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Additionally, the OCMCA may also cover security protocols such as SSL/TLS and IPsec. Therefore, the OCMCA covers a total of 8 different types of protocols.

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  • 4. 

    What equipment is required for a paramedic to have?

    • A.

      AED

    • B.

      Oxygen/ oxygen supplies

    • C.

      Jump kit

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A paramedic is required to have various equipment to effectively perform their duties. An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is essential for providing immediate treatment to patients experiencing cardiac arrest. Oxygen or oxygen supplies are necessary for administering oxygen therapy to patients with respiratory distress or low oxygen levels. A jump kit contains various medical supplies and equipment needed for emergency medical interventions. Therefore, all of the mentioned equipment are required for a paramedic to have in order to provide proper medical care in emergency situations.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is a member agency?

    • A.

      St. Joseph Mercy Oakland

    • B.

      Huron Valley - Sinai Hospital

    • C.

      McLaren Clarkson

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed (St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Huron Valley - Sinai Hospital, and McLaren Clarkson) are member agencies. This means that they are all part of the same group or organization. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 6. 

    How did the OCMCA start?

    • A.

      Non-profit corporation

    • B.

      Department of a hospital

    • C.

      For-profit organization

    • D.

      County department

    Correct Answer
    A. Non-profit corporation
    Explanation
    The OCMCA started as a non-profit corporation. This suggests that it was established with the goal of serving the community and not for the purpose of making a profit. Non-profit organizations are typically formed to address a specific need or cause, and they often rely on donations, grants, and volunteers to support their operations. As a non-profit corporation, the OCMCA is likely focused on providing services or resources to the community, rather than generating revenue for shareholders or owners.

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  • 7. 

    How many ALS agencies are apart of the OCMCA?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      29

    Correct Answer
    D. 29
    Explanation
    There are 29 ALS (Advanced Life Support) agencies that are a part of the OCMCA (Orange County Medical Control Authority).

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  • 8. 

    How many fire agencies work with the OCMCA?

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      27

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      39

    Correct Answer
    D. 39
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 39 because it is stated in the question that the OCMCA works with fire agencies, implying that there are multiple agencies involved. Therefore, the highest number provided, 39, suggests that there are a significant number of fire agencies working with the OCMCA.

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  • 9. 

    How many private agencies work with the OCMCA?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    The OCMCA works with 9 private agencies.

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  • 10. 

    What is the OCMCA's mission statement?

    • A.

      Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners.

    • B.

      Our vision is a community where every patient receives exemplary EMS care.

    • C.

      Healthy, Self-Determining and Vibrant BC First Nations Children, Families and Communities.

    • D.

      Our mission is to protect life and property and to enhance the well-being of all those that we serve.

    Correct Answer
    B. Our vision is a community where every patient receives exemplary EMS care.
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