Medical Protocol Important Numbers

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  • 1. 
    What is the maximum allowed administrations of oral glucose for a diabetic with AMS, per standing order?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      Whatever prescription says

    • D. 

      2

  • 2. 
    Per NYS standing order, what is the maximum times you may administer an Epi-pen auto-injector to a patient who is prescribed one and is suffering from an anaphylactic reaction?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    What is the minimum systolic BP a patient must have in order to be assisted with his/her nitroglycerine?
    • A. 

      90 mmHg

    • B. 

      110 mmHg

    • C. 

      100 mmHg

    • D. 

      120 mmHg

  • 4. 
    A patient may not be given nitro , per standing order, if they have taken an erectile dysfunction drug within the past:
    • A. 

      72 days

    • B. 

      3 days

    • C. 

      48 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 5. 
    After administering one dose of nitro, you should re-check the blood pressure within __ minutes.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      15

  • 6. 
    Each dose of nitroglycerine shall be given no less than __ minutes after the previous dose.
    • A. 

      Whatever the patient's prescription says.

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 7. 
    Under the Nebulized Albuterol special consideration , what is the age under which patients will fall into this protocol?
    • A. 

      Between one and 65 years old

    • B. 

      Under one or over 65 years old

    • C. 

      18 or older

    • D. 

      70 or younger

  • 8. 
    What is the dosage, per unit, of albuterol prepared for aerosolization( Nebulized Albuterol)?
    • A. 

      830%

    • B. 

      83%

    • C. 

      0.83%

    • D. 

      0.083%

  • 9. 
    What is the maximum total doses of albuterol that can be administered per standing order?
    • A. 

      Whatever prescription says

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      Until the dyspnea is 0/10

  • 10. 
    What is the flow rate, in LPM, that the nebulizer should be set to in order to administer albuterol?
    • A. 

      12-15

    • B. 

      2-6

    • C. 

      4-6

    • D. 

      6

  • 11. 
    When assessing pronator drift ( arm drift) in a patient suspected of having a CVA, how long must the patient hold their arms out for ( with eyes closed)?
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      10 seconds

    • C. 

      One minute

    • D. 

      5 seconds

  • 12. 
    Transport the patient to the closest New York State Department of Health designated Stroke Center if the total prehospital time (time from when the patient’s symptoms and/or signs first began to when the patient is expected to arrive at the Stroke Center) is less than ___hours.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      12

  • 13. 
    Fill in according to the Chemical Burns protocol. Liquid chemical onto skin- flush for at least___ minutes. Dry powder onto skin- flush for at least___ minutes. If the eye is contaminated- flush for at least___ minutes.
    • A. 

      5,10,20

    • B. 

      10,10,10

    • C. 

      20,20,10

    • D. 

      20,20,20

  • 14. 
    What is the flow, in LPM, that the non-rebreather must be set to in order to administer oxygen to a patient in respiratory distress?
    • A. 

      4-6

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12-15

    • D. 

      No less than 15

  • 15. 
    What is the flow, in LPM, that the nasal cannula must be set to when administering oxygen to a patient?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      4-6

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      12-15

  • 16. 
    What is the dosage for administration of aspirin in the NYS Adult Cardiac-related problem protocol?
    • A. 

      4 mg

    • B. 

      81 mg

    • C. 

      324 mg

    • D. 

      162 mg

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