CPS - Jsumc (3.5 CEUS)

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CPS - Jsumc (3.5 CEUS)

Jersey Shore University Medical Center1945 Corlies Ave (Hwy 33)Neptune, NJ. 07753


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to research which of the following is true of crashes that occur in ambulances:
    • A. 

      Out of 300 fatal crashes 99% were considered frontal impacts.

    • B. 

      10,000 ambulances crashes occur every year that cause death or injury.

    • C. 

      82% of fatally injured rear occupants were restrained properly.

  • 2. 
    The NHTSA organized the “EMS Solutions for Transporting Children in EmergencyVehicles Work Group” in 2009 to:
    • A. 

      Evaluate EMS transport practices and formulate recommendations for inter-hospital transport.

    • B. 

      Address urgent transportation services provided by ambulances only.

    • C. 

      Address transportation services from vehicle accident scene to hospital only.

  • 3. 
    The CDC and EMSC recommendations for transporting children in ambulances do not:
    • A. 

      Provide general recommendations (i.e., the “dos and don’ts) for transporting children in ambulances.

    • B. 

      Address protocol and policy development.

    • C. 

      Recommend children who are not patients ride properly restrained in an alternate passenger vehicle whenever possible.

  • 4. 
    Child restraints are designed to:
    • A. 

      Protect the child from damaging their extremities during a crash.

    • B. 

      Position the child upright on the cot for medical procedures.

    • C. 

      Prevent ejection, spread forces over a wide area via use of a five-point-harness contacting the body at the strongest parts, slow down the body reducing crash forces, and protect the brain, spinal cord and internal organs.

  • 5. 
    Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for child safety seat (CSS) use in ambulances:
    • A. 

      Have been established since 1982 for CSS use in the rear compartment.

    • B. 

      Do not exist.

    • C. 

      Are established for CSS use on the captain’s chair only.

  • 6. 
    When installing a child safety seat (CSS) in any vehicle one should always:
    • A. 

      Use non-regulated products and padding under and behind the child if needed.

    • B. 

      Read all manufacturer’s instructions before use.

    • C. 

      Install CSS if it has been involved in a moderate or severe crash.

  • 7. 
    When assessing harness fit the following is true:
    • A. 

      The harness retainer clip should be positioned below the arm pits.

    • B. 

      The harness should fit snug enough to fit one finger under the strap.

    • C. 

      The harness should fit snuggly so that you are unable to pinch the webbing at the shoulder and the retainer clip should be positioned at arm pit level.

  • 8. 
    When using an infant only child safety seat the following is true:
    • A. 

      It can only be used forward-facing in the vehicle.

    • B. 

      It can usually accommodate infants up to 40 pounds.

    • C. 

      It can never be used in front of an air bag

  • 9. 
    A convertible child safety seat: 
    • A. 

      Can only be used forward-facing in the vehicle.

    • B. 

      Can be used rear-facing and forward-facing using the same belt path.

    • C. 

      Can be used rear-facing and forward-facing using different belt paths for each mode (2 belt paths are present).

  • 10. 
    A belt-positioning booster seat should always be used with: 
    • A. 

      A lap belt

    • B. 

      LATCH

    • C. 

      A lap and shoulder belt.

  • 11. 
    For an uninjured child, the best place to ride is: 
    • A. 

      In the front passenger seat of the ambulance using their child restraint.

    • B. 

      In the rear compartment of the ambulance riding in a convertible car seat.

    • C. 

      In a passenger vehicle in a child restraint appropriate for their height, weight, and age when possible.

  • 12. 
    If a child safety seat must be used in the ambulance, it can: 
    • A. 

      Be used in any seating position with seat belts that meet FMVSS standards

    • B. 

      Never be installed on a side-facing bench seat or captain’s chair.

    • C. 

      Be carried on the lap of the parent if the harness is used to restrain the child.

  • 13. 
    The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) that regulates child restraints in passenger vehicles is:
    • A. 

      FMVSS 206

    • B. 

      FMVSS 213

    • C. 

      FMVSS 205

  • 14. 
    A list of certified child passenger safety technicians and upcoming standardized certification courses can be found at: 
    • A. 

      Www.aap.org

    • B. 

      Www.nhtsa.dot.gov

    • C. 

      Http://cert.safekids.org

  • 15. 
    It is not appropriate to install a combination child safety seat (CSS) on the ambulance cot because: 
    • A. 

      This type of CSS has only one belt path.

    • B. 

      This type of CSS does not have a belt path.

    • C. 

      This type of CSS does not have a five-point-harness.

  • 16. 
    An infant-only child safety seat (CSS) should not be installed: 
    • A. 

      On the front passenger seat of the ambulance chaise with no active air bag.

    • B. 

      On the rear-facing captain’s chair.

    • C. 

      On the forward-facing captain’s chair that meets FMVSS 208 and 209.

  • 17. 
    According to recommendations published by Bull et.al (2001) the following is true when using a convertible child safety seat (CSS) on an ambulance cot:
    • A. 

      Choose CSS with a three-point harness and install facing the rear of the ambulance.

    • B. 

      Choose CSS with a five-point harness and install facing the rear of the ambulance.

    • C. 

      Do not elevate the cot backrest to fully upright position.

  • 18. 
    It may not be appropriate to transport a child in a convertible CSS on an ambulancecot if: 
    • A. 

      The child may have a spinal cord injury.

    • B. 

      The child is uninjured but must be transported in the ambulance.

    • C. 

      The child is injured but not acutely ill and able to be treated in a semi-reclined position.

  • 19. 
    According to recommendations published by Bull et.al (2001) which of the following is not true when using a Dream Ride Car Bed (for child weighing 5-20 pounds) on an ambulance cot: 
    • A. 

      Only use car bed using two belt systems by obtaining a second set of loops from the manufacturer.

    • B. 

      Do not elevate cot backrest to fully upright position.

    • C. 

      Position head away from side of vehicle.

  • 20. 
    It may not be appropriate to transport a child in a Dream Ride Car Bed on an ambulance cot if: 
    • A. 

      The child’s injuries are able to be treated while secured in the car bed.

    • B. 

      The child is acutely ill or unable to maintain thermoregulatory stability.

    • C. 

      The child does not have a spinal cord injury.

  • 21. 
    According to research published by Bull et.al (2001) which of the following was true when testing adult cot-mounted harness systems:
    • A. 

      Adult cot-mounted harness systems provide adequate protection to children if adjusted properly.

    • B. 

      Adult cot-mounted harness systems provide adequate protection to children if extra strapping is used to restrain the child.

    • C. 

      Adult cot-mounted harness systems may not provide adequate restraint to pediatric patients in the event of a crash.

  • 22. 
    Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for Ambulance Specific Restraints: 
    • A. 

      Regulate ambulance specific crash test criteria similar to FMVSS 213.

    • B. 

      Have not been developed.

    • C. 

      Regulate height and weight of patients that can use Ambulance Specific restraints on the ambulance cot.

  • 23. 
    If an uninjured child must ride in the rear compartment of the ambulance: 
    • A. 

      Secure them with a seat belt on the lap of an adult when possible.

    • B. 

      Secure them with a child restraint on a side-facing bench seat.

    • C. 

      Secure them by utilizing an integrated child restraint when possible.

  • 24. 
    What is not a feature of the Baby Pod II cot-mounted child restraint by Ferno: 
    • A. 

      A transparent shield for viewing infant.

    • B. 

      Staps to secure restraint to the ambulance cot and straps for infant.

    • C. 

      Precise temperature controls for acutely ill or low birth weight infants.

  • 25. 
    Specialized child restraints:
    • A. 

      Can be installed on the ambulance cot using one belt path.

    • B. 

      Should not be installed in any seating position in the rear-compartment.

    • C. 

      Can be installed on the ambulance cot if tether requirements are met.

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