OCMCA Patient care Reporting

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 63

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PCR are not required for an ER physician to make an informed decision? False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A PCR must be completed whenever an LSA interacts with a patient? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A transporting BLS unit responds to a medical emergency. The BLS unit encounters a 54 y/o male patient that experienced a syncopal episode while attending a silent auction. The patient refuses assessment and treatment. The BLS unit must complete a PCR? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A non-transporting BLS unit from LSA #1 responds to a medical emergency. The providers arrive on scene and initiate patient care. 10 minutes later a transporting ALS unit from LSA #2 arrives on scene and takes over patient care. A PCR must be generated by both LSA #2 only? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Fire Department #1 responds to assist Fire Department #2 with a technical rescue. Fire Department #2 is handling patient care and only requires Fire Department #1 to assist with moving equipment to facilitate the technical rescue. Fire Department #2 will be required to complete a PCR since it was responsible for patient care. Fire Department #1 is not required to complete a PCR since it had no interaction with the patient? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Paper run forms should have the response times synced with dispatch
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    On a PCR, prior aid includes all care received by other MES agencies, PD, or other first responders? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    On a PCR, the agency crew should include all EMS personnel that provided patient care? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    On a paper PCR, the complete list of injury descriptions can be found on the back of the form? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    On a PCR, the Primary Complaint should be documented at the reason the patient activated the EMS system?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What may be used to provide additional space for narratives for a PCR?
    • A. 

      Note pad

    • B. 

      OCMCA EMS Medical Report Supplemental Form

    • C. 

      There is no need for additional narrative

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    It is important to document multiple sets of vital signs in order to identify positive or negative trends in the patient’s condition? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The EMS provider who performs an intervention must be identified on the PCR? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Additional narrative content should not be placed in the Tx/Remarks section of the paper run form? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The EMS personnel completing the paper run form must sign each and every report? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is part of the 5 “Be’s” of an EMS narrative?
    • A. 

      Be there

    • B. 

      Be complete

    • C. 

      Be careful

    • D. 

      Be clear

  • 17. 
     Being objective in your narrative means to document objectively and exclude opinions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following would be the most appropriate narrative?
    • A. 

      The pt. on scene was clearly drunk and smelled of alcohol

    • B. 

      The pt. appeared to be intoxicated and the smell of ETOH was present

  • 19. 
    Treatments withheld due to a contraindication should have a justification in the narrative? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The selection of transport destination should be based upon which of the following?
    • A. 

      Protocol

    • B. 

      Preference

    • C. 

      Closest appropriate

    • D. 

      All the above

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