Hospital Color Code And Weather Response Test

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 221

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  • 1. 
    Which color code is not a color that we use to identify a crisis in our facility?
    • A. 

      Yellow/Disaster

    • B. 

      Purple/ Oxygen failure

    • C. 

      Black/Shooter in the building

    • D. 

      Orange/Bomb threat

    • E. 

      Blue/Medical emergency

    • F. 

      Gray/Information dissemination

  • 2. 
    What code should an officer call in the case of a security crisis?
    • A. 

      Code 911

    • B. 

      Code 11

    • C. 

      Code ten

    • D. 

      Code gray

  • 3. 
    The acronym R.A.C.E correlates with what color code?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Green

  • 4. 
    Code purple is information dissemination; which means some one is destroying or tampering with sensitive patient or hospital information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which code is for sever weather/tornado?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Orange

    • E. 

      Purple

    • F. 

      Red

  • 6. 
    90% of tornados in the United States occur between the months of______________________
    • A. 

      January to March

    • B. 

      April to September

    • C. 

      May to October

    • D. 

      June to November

  • 7. 
    The most unsafe place to be during a Tornado is inside the hallways or small rooms away from windows.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An alarm will sound off behind the desk if there is a sever weather alert issued.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If and when the weather alert system alarm sounds what is the first thing an officer should do?
    • A. 

      Call code Blue over the P.A system

    • B. 

      Speak into the P.A system and instruct all guests and staff to remain calm.

    • C. 

      Call code Green over the P.A system

    • D. 

      Speak into the P.A system and instruct all guests and staff to calmly take cover away from the windows.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are proper procedures upon receiving a tornado watch? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Close all doors to empty rooms.

    • B. 

      Lock all exit doors.

    • C. 

      In a calm, professional manner, direct patient staff to close the blinds and advise patients to stay away from windows and be prepared to protect themselves with blankets.

    • D. 

      Pull the pull station to alert the local fire department that the facility is in distress.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are proper procedures upon receiving a tornado watch?
    • A. 

      Keep advised of the tornado/severe weathers approach by radio or any means available.

    • B. 

      Speak over the P.A system that there is a possible tornado on the approach.

    • C. 

      Lock all the exterior and exit doors

    • D. 

      Call 911 and ask them to stay on standby.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are proper procedures that may be instituted by the safety officer or designee while on a  tornado warning that is set on route for our facility.  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Close all blinds, drapes, and doors in patient areas.

    • B. 

      Call 911 to be on standby.

    • C. 

      Patients who are not on ventilators should be moved to the hallways away from windows.

    • D. 

      Patients on ventilators should be moved to the appropriate rooms opposite of the direction of the approaching tornado.

    • E. 

      Close and lock all exit doors.

    • F. 

      Pull the nearest pull station to alert the local fire department that the facility is in distress.

    • G. 

      Reassure all patients that these precautions are necessary for their safety and that further precautions may be taken if weather conditions worsen.

  • 13. 
    When danger has passed the officer at the switchboard will announce___________
    • A. 

      Code Yellow canceled.

    • B. 

      Code Green done.

    • C. 

      Code Yellow over

    • D. 

      Code Green all clear.

  • 14. 
    In the event of a disaster of any kind the staff and guest will look at security for help and direction. It's always important to remain cool, calm, and collected to not only benefit yourself and to help maintain a clear mind for quick decision making, but also to help keep the people around you calm as well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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