BUMEDINST 6224.12b Medical Surveillance And Notifiable Event Reporting

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  • 3. 

    Routine reports (non-urgent) must be submitted within how many days of diagnosis?

    • A.

      24 hours

    • B.

      48 hours

    • C.

      7 days

    • D.

      14 days

    • E.

      30 days

    Correct Answer
    E. 30 days
    Explanation
    Routine Reports: Most reportable medical events are routine and should be submitted as soon as practicable. These events must be submitted within 30 days of diagnosis.

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  • 4. 

    Routine reports (non-urgent) must be submitted within 7 days of diagnosis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Routine Reports: Most reportable medical events are routine and should be submitted as soon as practicable. These events must be submitted within 30 days of diagnosis.

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  • 5. 

    Most reportable medical events are routine and should be submitted as soon as practicable.  These events must be submitted within __________ days of diagnosis.

    Correct Answer
    30
    thirty
    Explanation
    Most reportable medical events are routine and should be submitted as soon as practicable. These events must be submitted within 30 days of diagnosis.

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  • 6. 

    Routine reports (non-urgent) must be submitted within 30 days of diagnosis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Most reportable medical events are routine and should be submitted as soon as practicable. These events must be submitted within 30 days of diagnosis.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following events are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours?

    • A.

      Amebiasis

    • B.

      Cholera

    • C.

      Dengue Fever

    • D.

      Q Fever

    • E.

      Encephalitis

    • F.

      All of the above are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours

    Correct Answer
    F. All of the above are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours
    Explanation
    The following events are required to be reported within 24 hours:
    - Amebiasis
    - Anthrax
    - Biological Warfare Agent Exposure
    - Botulism
    - Cholera
    - Dengue Fever
    - E. coli 0157:H7 infection
    - Encephalitis Arboviral and Tick-borne
    - Hantavirus Infection
    - Hemorrhagic Fever (specify type)
    - Legionellosis
    - Malaria (All types)
    - Measles
    - Meningococcal Disease
    - Pertussis
    - Plague
    - Q Fever
    - Rabies, clinical human
    - Smallpox
    - Tuberculosis, pulmonary
    - Tularemia
    - Typhoid Fever
    - Typhus Fever
    - Yellow Fever
    - Outbreaks

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following events are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours?

    • A.

      Malaria

    • B.

      Measles

    • C.

      Yellow Fever

    • D.

      Botulism

    • E.

      All of the above are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above are considered "urgent" and are to be reported within 24 hours
    Explanation
    The following events are required to be reported within 24 hours:
    - Amebiasis
    - Anthrax
    - Biological Warfare Agent Exposure
    - Botulism
    - Cholera
    - Dengue Fever
    - E. coli 0157:H7 infection
    - Encephalitis Arboviral and Tick-borne
    - Hantavirus Infection
    - Hemorrhagic Fever (specify type)
    - Legionellosis
    - Malaria (All types)
    - Measles
    - Meningococcal Disease
    - Pertussis
    - Plague
    - Q Fever
    - Rabies, clinical human
    - Smallpox
    - Tuberculosis, pulmonary
    - Tularemia
    - Typhoid Fever
    - Typhus Fever
    - Yellow Fever
    - Outbreaks

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  • 9. 

    The following events are required to be reported within 24 hours:      - Amebiasis      - Anthrax      - Biological Warfare Agent Exposure      - Botulism      - Cholera      - Dengue Fever      - E. coli 0157:H7 infection      - Encephalitis Arboviral and Tick-borne      - Hantavirus Infection      - Hemorrhagic Fever (specify type)      - Legionellosis      - Malaria (All types)      - Measles      - Meningococcal Disease      - Pertussis      - Plague      - Q Fever      - Rabies, clinical human      - Smallpox      - Tuberculosis, pulmonary      - Tularemia      - Typhoid Fever      - Typhus Fever      - Yellow Fever      - Outbreaks

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The following events are required to be reported within 24 hours:
    - Amebiasis
    - Anthrax
    - Biological Warfare Agent Exposure
    - Botulism
    - Cholera
    - Dengue Fever
    - E. coli 0157:H7 infection
    - Encephalitis Arboviral and Tick-borne
    - Hantavirus Infection
    - Hemorrhagic Fever (specify type)
    - Legionellosis
    - Malaria (All types)
    - Measles
    - Meningococcal Disease
    - Pertussis
    - Plague
    - Q Fever
    - Rabies, clinical human
    - Smallpox
    - Tuberculosis, pulmonary
    - Tularemia
    - Typhoid Fever
    - Typhus Fever
    - Yellow Fever
    - Outbreaks

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  • 10. 

    Your ship is based out of San Diego but is currently deployed to Europe.  To which NEPMU do you submit your Medical Event Report?

    • A.

      The NEPMU to which you're assigned while in homeport

    • B.

      The NEPMU responsible for the geographic area of deployment

    • C.

      To the NEPMU that covers your homeport with a courtesy copy to the NEPMU responsible responsible for the geographic area of deployment

    • D.

      To the NEPMU that covers the geographic area of deployment with a courtesy copy to the NEPMU responsible for the homeport

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. The NEPMU responsible for the geographic area of deployment
    Explanation
    If a reporting ship or unit is home ported in the area of one NEPMU, but deploys into the region of another, the MER must be in enclosure (2), and addressed to the NEPMU responsible for the geographic area of deployment.

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  • 11. 

    If a reporting ship or unit is home ported in the area of one NEPMU, but deploys into the region of another, the MER must be in enclosure (2), and addressed to the NEPMU responsible for the geographic area of deployment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a reporting ship or unit is based in one NEPMU area but is deployed to another area, the Medical Event Report (MER) must be submitted in enclosure (2) and addressed to the NEPMU responsible for the deployment area. This means that even though the ship or unit is home ported in one area, the MER must be sent to the NEPMU in charge of the area where the deployment is taking place.

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    1 - It's cheaper than iTunes and the songs you purchase will always be DRM-Free (You can play them on any computer, any mp3 player, etc.) 2 - It's very simple to use and all the songs you purchase get automatically added to your iTunes or Windows Media Player file. 3 - You help support the site.  Every song you purchase contributes 10 cents towards the monthly operating cost of battalionaidstation.com

    • A.

      Okay, I'll consider it. Especially since it's something I probably already do anyways, plus it's way cheaper than iTunes

    • B.

      Nah... Screw the site and all of their users, even though here I am... Using their products!

    Correct Answer
    A. Okay, I'll consider it. Especially since it's something I probably already do anyways, plus it's way cheaper than iTunes
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the person is willing to consider purchasing songs from the site because it is cheaper than iTunes and they may already be purchasing songs elsewhere. Additionally, the fact that the songs are DRM-Free and can be played on any device is another appealing factor. The statement also implies that the person is open to supporting the site by making a purchase.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following websites was created by Corpsmen for other Corpsmen and is the best source of everyday information such as forms, training material, and manuals?  It's also a good source of advancement material, such as their extremely popular "Cheat Sheets" and the quizzes you're taking now?

    • A.

      Www.CorpsmanUp!.com

    • B.

      Www.DocStudyWarehouse.com

    • C.

      Www.battalionaidstation.com

    • D.

      Www.corpsmanstudymaterial.com

    Correct Answer
    C. Www.battalionaidstation.com
    Explanation
    The website www.battalionaidstation.com was created by Corpsmen for other Corpsmen and is the best source of everyday information such as forms, training material, and manuals. It is also known for providing advancement material, including popular "Cheat Sheets" and quizzes.

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  • 14. 

    The purpose of BUMEDINST 6220.12B is to provide policy concerning Navy medical surveillance practices, processes, and reporting requirements.  This includes monitoring of the Electronic Surveillance for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (ESSENCE), and reporting of MER submission requirements.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The purpose of BUMEDINST 6220.12B is to provide policy concerning Navy medical surveillance practices, processes, and reporting requirements. This includes monitoring the Electronic Surveillance for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (ESSENCE) and reporting MER submission requirements. This statement is true because BUMEDINST 6220.12B does indeed cover these topics and provides guidance on how they should be conducted.

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  • 15. 

    According to section (b) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, whose responsibility is it to implement medical event reporting procedures and monitor ESSENCE?

    • A.

      Military Treatment Facilities

    • B.

      Navy Medicine Regional Commands

    • C.

      Operational Units with Medical Representatives

    • D.

      NEPMUs

    Correct Answer
    A. Military Treatment Facilities
    Explanation
    Section (b) of paragaph 5 reads:
    "MTFs shall implement event reporting and monitor ESSENCE alerts. ESSENCE monitoring should be assigned to a minimum of two MTF staff. ESSENCE monitoring shall occur at least once each routine workday."

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following is NOT one of the primary objectives of medical surveillance and reporting?

    • A.

      Timely and proficient public health response to medical events that ultimately reduce morbidity and mortality.

    • B.

      Estimation of the distribution, trends, and risks associated with significant medical events.

    • C.

      Development and assessment of policy and resource allocation for the prevention and control of communicable diseases.

    • D.

      Administrative separation of servicemembers who acquire certain diseases, or are repeated patients for any sexually transmitted diseases.

    • E.

      All of the above are the primary objectives of medical surveillance and reporting

    Correct Answer
    D. Administrative separation of servicemembers who acquire certain diseases, or are repeated patients for any sexually transmitted diseases.
    Explanation
    The primary objectives of medical surveillance and reporting are:

    (1) Timely and proficient public health response to medical events that ultimately reduce morbidity and mortality.

    (2) Estimation of the distribution, trends, and risks associated with significant medical events.

    (3) Development and assessment of policy and resource allocation for the prevention and control of communicable diseases.

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  • 17. 

    The primary objectives of medical surveillance and reporting are:      (1)  Timely and proficient public health response to medical events that ultimately reduce morbidity and mortality.       (2)  Estimation of the distribution, trends, and risks associated with significant medical events.      (3)  Development and assessment of policy and resource allocation for the prevention and control of communicable diseases.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The primary objectives of medical surveillance and reporting are to ensure a timely and proficient public health response to medical events, reducing morbidity and mortality. Additionally, it aims to estimate the distribution, trends, and risks associated with significant medical events, as well as to develop and assess policy and resource allocation for the prevention and control of communicable diseases.

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  • 18. 

    According to section (d) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, whose responsibility is it to provide regional technical oversight for ESSENCE monitoring, reportable medical event surveillance, and outbreak response and coordination.

    • A.

      NEPMU

    • B.

      NMCPHC

    • C.

      Military Treatment Facilities

    • D.

      Operational Units with Medical Representatives

    Correct Answer
    A. NEPMU
    Explanation
    Section (d) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NEPMUs shall provide regional technical oversight for ESSENCE monitoring, reportable medical event surveillance, and outbreak response and coordination."

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  • 19. 

    According to section (d) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, who has the responsibility to monitor MERs within their area of responsibility and to monitor NDRSi to ensure events communicated via e-mail or telephone consultations are reported?

    • A.

      NMCPHC

    • B.

      NEPMU

    • C.

      Military Treatment Facilities

    • D.

      Navy Medicine Regional Commands

    Correct Answer
    B. NEPMU
    Explanation
    Section (d) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NEPMUs shall monitor MERs within their area of responsibility. Monitor NDRSi to ensure events communicated via e-mail or telephone consultations are reported as indicated in enclosure (1), and a verified receipt of finalized reports when suspect MERs initially are submitted."

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  • 20. 

    According to section (d) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, NEPMUs are responsible for assessing MER completeness and data validity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to section (d) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, NEPMUs are responsible for assessing MER completeness and data validity. This means that it is true that NEPMUs have the responsibility of evaluating the completeness and validity of MERs.

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  • 21. 

    According to section (d) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCpHC) is responsible for assessing MER completeness and data validity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Section (d) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NEPMUs shall assess MER completeness and data validity. ESSENCE may be used as an assessment tool for particular diseases."

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  • 22. 

    According to section (e) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, who has the responsibility to perform global medical event surveillance and monitoring of reportable medical events?

    • A.

      NEPMU

    • B.

      Navy Medicine Regional Commands

    • C.

      NMCPHC

    • D.

      Operational Units With Medical Representatives

    Correct Answer
    C. NMCPHC
    Explanation
    Section (e) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NMCPHC shall perform global medical event surveillance and monitoring of reportable medical events. Maintain NDRSi, a global database of reportable events that is accessible to NEPMUs. Data will be forwarded to the Defense Medical Surveillance System or higher authority as required and upon request."

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  • 23. 

    According to section (e) of paragraph 5 of the instruction, who has the responsiblity of developing methods to improve and facilitate medical surveillance, response, and communication?

    • A.

      NMCPHC

    • B.

      NEPMU

    • C.

      Navy Medical Regional Commands

    • D.

      Operational Units with Medical Representatives

    Correct Answer
    A. NMCPHC
    Explanation
    Section (e) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NMCPHC shall develop methods to improve and facilitate medical surveillance, response, and communication. This includes regular program evaluation to identify areas for process improvement.

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  • 24. 

    As per BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Navy Environmental Protection Units shall develop methods to improve and facilitate medical surveillance, response, and communication.  This includes regular program evaluation to identify areas for process improvement.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Section (e) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "NMCPHC shall develop methods to improve and facilitate medical surveillance, response, and communication. This includes regular program evaluation to identify areas for process improvement."

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  • 25. 

    As per BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Navy Regional Commands are tasked with which of the following?

    • A.

      Ensure accuracy of patient encounter data entered into AHLTA.

    • B.

      Ensuring subordinate MTFs maintain an effective command medical surveillance program. ESSENCE monitoring requires incorporation into routine medical surveillance activities to include subordinate health care facilities.

    • C.

      Ensure providers report medical events to their chain of command's preventive medicine or public health representative.

    • D.

      Assess MER completeness and data validity. ESSENCE may be used as an assessment tool for particular diseases.

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Ensuring subordinate MTFs maintain an effective command medical surveillance program. ESSENCE monitoring requires incorporation into routine medical surveillance activities to include subordinate health care facilities.
    Explanation
    Section (a) of paragraph 5 reads:
    "Navy Regional Medical Commands shall ensure subordinate MTFs maintain an effective command medical surveillance program. ESSENCE monitoring requires incorporation into routine medical surveillance activities to include subordinate health care facilities (either centrally or at each location)."

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  • 26. 

    As per BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Military Treatment Facilities are tasked with which of the following?

    • A.

      Implementing medical event reporting and monitoring of ESSENCE alerts.

    • B.

      Ensuring accuracy of patient encounter data into AHLTA

    • C.

      Performing medical event surveillance and response activities including follow-up of suspect cases, as well as, case contacts, as appropriate.

    • D.

      Ensure providers report medical events to their chain of command's preventive medicine or public health representatives.

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    As per BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Military Treatment Facilities are responsible for implementing medical event reporting and monitoring of ESSENCE alerts, ensuring accuracy of patient encounter data into AHLTA, performing medical event surveillance and response activities including follow-up of suspect cases and case contacts, and ensuring providers report medical events to their chain of command's preventive medicine or public health representatives. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 27. 

    As per BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Military Treatment Facilities are tasked with the following:      (1)  Implementing medical event reporting and monitoring of ESSENCE alerts.      (2)  Ensuring accuracy of patient encounter data into AHLTA      (3)  Ensure providers report medical events to their chain of command's preventive medicine or public health representatives.      (4)  Performing medical event surveillance and response activities including follow-up of suspect cases, as well as, case contacts, as appropriate.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to BUMEDINST 6220.12B, Military Treatment Facilities are responsible for implementing medical event reporting and monitoring of ESSENCE alerts, ensuring accuracy of patient encounter data into AHLTA, ensuring providers report medical events to their chain of command's preventive medicine or public health representatives, and performing medical event surveillance and response activities including follow-up of suspect cases and case contacts. Therefore, the statement is true.

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