TNS Study Guide: Ems Concepts

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Study Guide Quizzes & Trivia

Illinois EMS Review Portion of the TNS Certification Class. For personal use ONLY.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The current State of Illinois Trauma Center code has created a tiered Trauma System to designate hospitals as:
    • A. 

      Comprehensive, Basic and Standby Trauma centers

    • B. 

      Resource, Associate, and Participating Hospitals

    • C. 

      Level I, Level II, and Level III

    • D. 

      Regional, Area Wide, and Local Centers

  • 2. 
    In Illinois, the authority to designate, inspect and monitor trauma centers is legally invested with the:
    • A. 

      Department of Public Health (IDPH)

    • B. 

      Hospital Licensing Board (IHLB)

    • C. 

      Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

    • D. 

      Illinois Hospital Association

  • 3. 
    The three levels of hospitals participating in the Illinois EMS System are:
    • A. 

      Comprehensive, Basic and Standby Trauma centers

    • B. 

      Resource, Associate, and Participating Hospitals

    • C. 

      Level I, Level II, and Level III

    • D. 

      Regional, Area Wide, and Local Centers

  • 4. 
    If your are transferring a critical spinal cord injured patient who is intubated and has two large bore IV's with crystalloid  infusions that have piggybacks of Vasopressors and Mannitol, you must request an EMS vehicle that is manned by which personnel?
    • A. 

      EMT-B

    • B. 

      EMT-I

    • C. 

      EMT-P

    • D. 

      Prehospital-RN

  • 5. 
    Which of the following legislation provides the statutory authority to establish and regulate EMS and Trauma Systems in Illinois?
    • A. 

      EMS Systems Act and Emergency Medical Services Trauma Center Code

    • B. 

      The Federal EMS Act

    • C. 

      EMT and Trauma Hospital Act

  • 6. 
    The overall authority and respoansibility of all pre-hospital providers functioning in an EMS  System lies with the:
    • A. 

      Project Director

    • B. 

      System Coordinator

    • C. 

      Director of EMS

    • D. 

      EMS Medical Director

  • 7. 
    The maximum response time for a surgeon at a Level 1 Trauma Center for a Category 1 patient is:
    • A. 

      0 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      60 minutes

    • D. 

      90 minutes

  • 8. 
    The maximum response time for a surgeon at a Level 2 Trauma Center for a Category 1 patient is:
    • A. 

      0 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      60 minutes

    • D. 

      90 minutes

  • 9. 
    The maximum response time for a neurosurgeon at a Level 2Trauma Center for a Category 1 patient is:
    • A. 

      0 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      60 minutes

    • D. 

      90 minutes

  • 10. 
    What recourse does a TNS have if their certification has lapsed for 3 weeks?
    • A. 

      Retake the TNS Course

    • B. 

      Utilize the grace period and pay a fee

    • C. 

      Complete and submit CEU's within 5 days