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Otherwise abbreviated as ER, emergency response is the first point of entry that patients get to if in critical condition. As a course of study, it is essential to all hospital staff. Take up the quiz and find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The ED responds to all Code Blue/Dr. Hearts.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    ICU Team, Nursing Supervisor(s)/Manager(s), Respiratory Therapy & Police respond to a Code Blue or Dr. Heart

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  • 2. 

    A Dr. Armstrong is called for a behavior or civil disturbance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dr. Armstrong being called for a behavior or civil disturbance indicates that he is likely a professional or expert in handling such situations. This suggests that the statement is true, as it implies that Dr. Armstrong's expertise is recognized and sought after in dealing with behavior or civil disturbances.

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  • 3. 

    A Code Black is a bomb threat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A Code Black is a term used in emergency situations, particularly in hospitals, to indicate a bomb threat. This code is activated when there is a credible threat of a bomb or explosive device in the vicinity. It is a security measure taken to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and visitors. During a Code Black, specific protocols are followed, such as evacuating the area, conducting thorough searches, and alerting appropriate authorities. Therefore, the statement "A Code Black is a bomb threat" is true.

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  • 4. 

    Crash carts are checked and documented through the use of the defibrillator/Crash Cart Checklist

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Crash carts are essential emergency equipment in healthcare settings, containing various medical supplies and equipment needed to respond to medical emergencies. To ensure their readiness, crash carts are regularly checked and documented. The use of the defibrillator/Crash Cart Checklist is an efficient way to perform this task. This checklist helps healthcare professionals systematically assess and document the condition and availability of the crash cart's contents, including the defibrillator. By using this checklist, healthcare providers can ensure that crash carts are properly stocked and functioning, ready to be used in emergency situations. Therefore, the statement that crash carts are checked and documented through the use of the defibrillator/Crash Cart Checklist is true.

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  • 5. 

    Defibrillators system checks will be initiated by users daily. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    All crash carts and life safety equipment are accessible, functional and checked daily during open operating hours, preferably at the onset of the tour. For example, if an area is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, defibrillator system checks are performed in the a.m. on those days only, not on Tuesday and Thursday.

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  • 6. 

    It is your responsibility to be aware of the location of the nearest defibrillator/AED/crash cart in the event of an emergency.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important for individuals to know the location of the nearest defibrillator/AED/crash cart in case of an emergency. These devices are used to provide immediate medical assistance in life-threatening situations such as cardiac arrest. Knowing the location of these devices can help save precious time and potentially save lives. Therefore, it is indeed the responsibility of individuals to be aware of the nearest defibrillator/AED/crash cart.

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  • 7. 

    It is o.k. to wait until the code team responds to start Basic Life Support (BLS).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Nursing and Patient Care Personnel on Ward (where the emergency situation exists) initiates Basic Life Support (BLS).

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  • 8. 

    Patients with early signs of clinical deterioration and risk for cardiopulmonary arrest or other adverse events will receive the assistance of the rapid response team.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Patients with early signs of clinical deterioration and risk for cardiopulmonary arrest or other adverse events require immediate intervention and close monitoring. The rapid response team is specifically trained to recognize and respond to these situations promptly. By mobilizing the rapid response team, patients can receive the necessary assistance and interventions to prevent further deterioration and potentially life-threatening events. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    The nurse recognizing a change in a patient’s condition that warrants immediate attention will either personally call or designate someone to call a RRT by dialing the emergency extension, 7911.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the nurse is responsible for monitoring the patient's condition and identifying any changes that require immediate attention. In such cases, the nurse will either make the call personally or delegate someone to call the Rapid Response Team (RRT) by dialing the emergency extension, 7911. This ensures that prompt medical intervention can be provided to the patient when necessary.

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  • 10. 

    Patients and/or family members who are concerned about a change in their loved one’s condition should ask the assigned nurse to call a RRT.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Patients and/or family members who are concerned about a change in their loved one's condition should ask the assigned nurse to call a Rapid Response Team (RRT). This is because RRTs are specially trained to respond quickly to any sudden deterioration in a patient's condition. By involving the RRT, the patient can receive immediate assessment and intervention, potentially preventing further complications or even saving their life. It is important for patients and their families to be proactive in advocating for their loved one's healthcare and to seek help when they feel it is necessary.

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