Chapter 38

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Chapter 38
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2012-03-25 15:55:40
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Incident Management
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  1. What are the major components of NIMS?
    • Command and Management
    • Preparedness
    • Resource Management
    • Communications and information management
    • Supporting technologies
    • Ongoing management and maintenance
  2. What are the four catagories of the triage system, and what do they mean?
    • Red Tag - First priority (immediate)
    • Yellow Tag - Secondary priority (delayed)
    • Green Tag - Third priority, minimal (walking wounded)
    • Black Tag - Fourth priority (expectant, dead)
  3. In a hazmat incident what are the three zones and what do they mean?
    • Hot zone - Hazardous Material
    • Warm zone - decontamination zone
    • Cool zone - safe area
  4. What are the toxicity levels of Hazardous Materials and what do they mean?
    • 0 - little or no hazard
    • 1 - slightly hazardous
    • 2 - slightly hazardous
    • 3 - Extremely hazardous
    • 4 - Minimal exposure causes death
  5. What are the steps of start triage?
    • 1. remove the walking wounded
    • 2. assess the respiratory status
    • 3. estimate respiratory rate
    • 4. check radial pulses
    • 5. assess neurologic status

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