Ambulance

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  1. High speed patient transportation is usually unnecessary but the five to seven percent that probably require "Code 3" transport include:
    A. Serious Fractures
    B. Spinal Injuries
    C. Uncontrolled Hemorrhage
    D. Heart Attacks
    C. Uncontrolled Hemorrhage
  2. The ambulance drivers primary responsability is:

    A. Fuel conservation
    B. The quality of medical care provided to the patient
    C. Speedy transportation to the closest facility
    D. Safe Patient Transportation
    D. Safe Patient Transportation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. You must demonstrate your ability to safely operate an ambulance to:
    A. Your Employer
    B. The Department of Motor Vehicles
    C. The California Highway Patrol
    D. All the above
    A. Your Employer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. When driving an ambulance "Code 3" the driver should:
    A. Display a flashing red warning lamp
    B. Avoid passing vehicles on their right
    C. Sound the siren continuously
    D. Do all of the above
    B. Avoid passing vehicles on their right
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. If your ambulance drivers certificate has been revoked for reckless driving, you may reapply after a period of not less than:
    A. Two years
    B. Six months
    C. One year
    D. Three years
    C. One year
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. You shall not drive an ambulance when your ability to operate the vehicle safely is affected by:
    A. Fatigue or illness
    B. A temporary disability
    C. A permanent disability
    D. Any of the above
    D. Any of the above
  7. The ambulance driver is required to inspect the ambulance:
    A. Once a week
    B. Daily
    C. Prior to operation
    D. After each trip
    C. Prior to operation
  8. Smoking in the ambulance is:
    A. Permitted only as specified by regulation
    B. Prohibited only in the patient compartment
    C. Not mentioned in the regulations
    D. Permitted by regulations
    C. Not mentioned in the regulations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. While driving under "Code 3" exemptions, you may disobey a red stop signal only if:
    A. The ambulance makes a full stop first
    B. The ambulance does not exceed 25 MPH
    C. The ambulance speed is slowed to 15 MPH
    D. There is no cross traffic observed
    C. The ambulance speed is slowed to 15 MPH
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Although you possess an ambulance driver certificate renewed after December of last year, you may not respond to an emergency call:
    A. If your drivers license has been suspended
    B. If your required EMT has expired
    C. If your medical certificate was not issued within the last two years
    D. If any of the above circumstances exist
    D. If any of the above circumstances exist
  11. Medical conditions wherein especially smooth, low speed patient transportation is preferable include:
    A. Spinal Injuries
    B. Serious Fractures
    C. Heart Attacks
    D. All of the above
    D. All of the above
  12. A trainee may be substituted for the qualified ambulance attendant:
    A. If no qualified attendant is available
    B. If the trainee has completed an advanced first-aid course
    C. If the trainee is enrolled in an approved EMT-1A course
    D. In none of the above instances
    D. In none of the above instances
  13. Every ambulance driver must be trained to use all the required ambulance equipment and to assist the attendant in care of the injured:
    A. Before responding to an emergency call
    B. Within the first year of employment
    C. Within the first 6 months of employment
    D. Within the first 90 days of employment
    A. Before responding to an emergency call
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. When ambulances are readily available from two or more services, your ambulance company may respond to a motor vehicle accident:
    A. Whenever your ambulance is closer to the scene than your competitor's
    B. Only upon instruction from a law-enforcement or public agency dispatcher
    C. Immediately after receiving the call via CB radio
    D. Promptly after receiving a call from a private person
    B. Only upon instruction from a law-enforcement or public agency dispatcher
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Studies have shown that sirens on emergency vehicles do not give sufficiant warnings to:
    A. Pedestrians
    B. Drivers of vehicles directly ahead
    C. Drivers of vehicles approaching on a cross street
    D. Drivers of vehicles moving slowly in dense traffic
    C. Drivers of vehicles approaching on a cross street
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. The decision to use high speed patient transportation requires sound judgement, because such operation can:
    A. Frighten the patient
    B. Put a stabilized patient into shock
    C. Disrupt ongoing medical treatment
    D. Do all of the above
    D. Do all of the above
  17. In order to maintain a valid ambulance driver certificate you must pass a physical examination:
    A. Every year
    B. Every two years
    C. When renewing the EMT-1(Ambulance) certificate
    D. When renewing the ambulance driver certificate
    B. Every two years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. When a qualified attendant is not readily available, the driver of an ambulance dispatched for emergency service shall:
    A. Substitute a trainee for the attendant
    B. Wait for the attendant
    C. respond promptly without the attendant
    D. Notify the dispatcher of the inability to respond
    D. Notify the dispatcher of the inability to respond
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. The amber warning lamps on the ambulance may be displayed only:
    A. When an unusual traffic hazard exists
    B. When loading or unloading a patient
    C. During "Code 3" operation
    D. At the scene of an emergency
    A. When an unusual traffic hazard exists
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. The red warning lamps on the ambulance may be displayed:
    A. When responding to an emergency call
    B. When an extreme hazard exists
    C. When speed in transporting the patient is essential
    D. Under any of the above circumstances
    D. Under any of the above circumstances
  21. Responsibility for determining the mechanical safety of the ambulance rests primarily with the:
    A. Ambulance driver
    B. Service mechanic
    C. Service owner
    D. Ambulance attendant
    A. Ambulance driver
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. A tire may not be used on an ambulance when it is so worn that the tread depth in any two adjacent grooves is less than:
    A. 1/16 of an inch
    B. 1/32 of an inch
    C. 3/32 of an inch
    D. None of the above
    B. 1/32 of an inch
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. When transporting a stabilized patient, the driver should:
    A. Have no need to be concerned about smooth driving
    B. Use only the flashing red lights but not the siren
    C. Not exceed the posted speed limit
    D. Always drive "Code 3"
    C. Not exceed the posted speed limit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Unless specifically exempted, a new ambulance driver must obtain a valid EMT-1(ambulance) certificate:
    A. Within one year of employemnt
    B. Only to renew an ambulance driver certificate
    C. After two years of employment
    D. Only if needed to work as an attendant
    A. Within one year of employemnt
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Your ambulance drivers certificate may be denied or revoked for conviction of:
    A. Possession of stolen property
    B. Possession of marijuana
    C. Indecent exposure
    D. Any of the above
    D. Any of the above
  26. A conviction that has been set aside or dismissed following probation as permitted by Penal Code Section 1203.4:
    A. Will have no effect on the application
    B. Need not be reported on the application
    C. May not be used to used to disqualify an applicant
    D. Is considered a conviction regardless of the dismissal
    D. Is considered a conviction regardless of the dismissal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Authority for the management of the scene of a traffic accident involving injuries is vested in the:
    A. Most medically qualified health care professional
    B. Paramedic
    C. Public safety agency having investigative authority
    D. Ambulance attendant
    C. Public safety agency having investigative authority
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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Ambulance
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2010-07-14 19:15:23
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