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Safety is paramount, especially for nursing staff who have a responsibility to others. For them, health and security need to come first in every situation. With this quiz, you will learn what the symptoms of heat exhaustion are, are the employees are required to take reasonable care to protect their safety, health, and welfare, and what does the nursing staff has to do in an emergency action plan. Health and Safety policies are necessary; learn about them with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion?

    • A.

      Extreme thirst, clammy skin,

    • B.

      Fatigue and weakness

    • C.

      Rapid breathing

    • D.

      Nausea or vomiting

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Extreme thirst, clammy skin,
    B. Fatigue and weakness
    C. Rapid breathing
    D. Nausea or vomiting
    Explanation
    The symptoms of heat exhaustion include extreme thirst, clammy skin, fatigue and weakness, rapid breathing, and nausea or vomiting. When the body is exposed to excessive heat, it can result in dehydration, which leads to extreme thirst. Clammy skin and fatigue and weakness are also common symptoms as the body tries to cool itself down and conserve energy. Rapid breathing is a response to the increased internal body temperature. Nausea or vomiting can occur due to the body's reaction to heat stress.

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  • 2. 

    The authority to order an evacuation is vested only in the General Manager, his designee, or an official order from the Health Authority Abu Dhabi or respective government entity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the authority to order an evacuation is limited to specific individuals or entities, namely the General Manager, his designee, or an official order from the Health Authority Abu Dhabi or respective government entity. This means that only these authorized individuals or entities have the power to issue an evacuation order, indicating that the statement is true.

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  • 3. 

    An Incident Report to be reported to Tulip HCC Quality Management by the nurse after initiating all emergency measures.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that an incident report should be reported to Tulip HCC Quality Management by the nurse after initiating all emergency measures. This implies that it is necessary for the nurse to document and report any incident that occurs during the provision of emergency care to ensure that it is properly addressed and managed by the quality management team.

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  • 4. 

    All emergencies are reported by the Tulip HCC staff involved in the emergency immediately to the Charge Nurse, Operations Manager, and General Manager. An incident report is given to Tulip HCC office within 24 hours.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that all emergencies are reported immediately to the Charge Nurse, Operations Manager, and General Manager by the Tulip HCC staff involved in the emergency. Additionally, it mentions that an incident report is given to the Tulip HCC office within 24 hours. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the information provided.

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  • 5. 

    The employees are required to take reasonable care to protect their own safety, health, and welfare and that of any other person who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it reflects a common expectation in workplace health and safety regulations. Employees are indeed expected to take reasonable care to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of others who may be affected by their actions or negligence. This responsibility is an important aspect of maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.

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  • 6. 

    Personnel should assist persons served, family/support system in providing a safe environment that promotes health and safety both for the personnel and person served. This may include identification of potential safety hazards such as carpets, furniture, electrical and other potential materials that have the potential to cause harm.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because personnel should indeed assist persons served and their family/support system in creating a safe environment. This includes identifying potential safety hazards such as carpets, furniture, electrical equipment, and other materials that could cause harm. By promoting health and safety for both the personnel and the person being served, a safe environment can be maintained.

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  • 7. 

    In emergency action plan, the Nursing Staff has the duty to: 

    • A.

      Comply with the standards and procedures of the Risk Management Plan.

    • B.

      Mandatorily participate in the Emergency Response training provided by the facility.

    • C.

      Familiarize themselves in the usage and functions of all equipment in the Emergency Bag.

    • D.

      Involve the family members in the Risk Management plan and activation of Emergency response team.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Comply with the standards and procedures of the Risk Management Plan.
    B. Mandatorily participate in the Emergency Response training provided by the facility.
    C. Familiarize themselves in the usage and functions of all equipment in the Emergency Bag.
    D. Involve the family members in the Risk Management plan and activation of Emergency response team.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a combination of the first three options. The nursing staff has the duty to comply with the standards and procedures of the Risk Management Plan, mandatorily participate in the Emergency Response training provided by the facility, and familiarize themselves in the usage and functions of all equipment in the Emergency Bag. These actions are important in ensuring the safety and well-being of patients during emergency situations. Involving family members in the Risk Management plan and activation of the Emergency response team is not mentioned as a duty of the nursing staff in the emergency action plan.

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