Communication And Documentation

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Documentation Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is a basic quiz on EMS communication and documentation to include information ontypes of communication devices and PPCR's


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have just received an lert from the dispatcher. You should first:
    • A. 

      Go to the location

    • B. 

      Alert medical control.

    • C. 

      Check the gas and oil and then respond.

    • D. 

      Acknowledge the information received.

  • 2. 
    "Which of the following devices does the dispatcher use to alert an EMS crew toan emergency call?1. Pager2, Desktop monitor radio3. Dedicated hot line4. Direct radio communication
    • A. 

      2,4

    • B. 

      3,4

    • C. 

      1,3,4

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The alert and dispatch phase of an EMS call requires several important actionsby the dispatcher, Which of the following actions should NOT be included*)
    • A. 

      Select and alert the appropriate EMS response units

    • B. 

      Provide information to the news media as to the patient" s identity and extent of injuries.

    • C. 

      Screen and assign priority to each call

    • D. 

      Dispatch and direct the units to the correct location.

  • 4. 
    Your EMS crew has encountered some problems while responding to an emergency scene. Who should you advise of the situation?
    • A. 

      Medical control

    • B. 

      The police

    • C. 

      The dispatcher

    • D. 

      The fire department

  • 5. 
    What federal agency regulates the use of communications equipment?
    • A. 

      FBI

    • B. 

      FTD

    • C. 

      FCC

    • D. 

      FDA

  • 6. 
    When you reach the scene, your arrival report to the dispatcher should include:
    • A. 

      The patient's name.

    • B. 

      Your name.

    • C. 

      My obvious details you see during size-up.

    • D. 

      The ID of any other emergency units on the scene.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements about a prehospital care report is FALSE?
    • A. 

      It documents the care that was provided.

    • B. 

      It documents the patient's condition on arrival at the scene.

    • C. 

      The documentation in the report cannot he used in a cour of law.

    • D. 

      The information serves to prove that the EMT-B has provided proper documentation

  • 8. 
    What should you do first when the medical direction physician tells you to givea medication or treatment?
    • A. 

      Do what the physician says.

    • B. 

      Repeat the order back word for word.

    • C. 

      Carefully write the order down in your run report.

    • D. 

      Follow the order if you have time before arriving at the hospital