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  1. Newborn Stabilization/Resuscitation

    What size blanket roll do you position under the shoulders?
  2. Newborn Stabilization/Resuscitation

    What does the negative pressure need to be less than when using a bulb syringe or mechanical suction?
    less than 100cm H2O
  3. Newborn Stabilization/Resuscitation

    How many chest compressions  do you administer per minute when the HR is less than 60?
    120 per minute
  4. Newborn Stabilization/Resuscitation

    How many breaths/minute do you ventilate with 100% O2 when HR is less than 100 or when encountering Persistent Central Cyanosis/Apnea?
    40-60 breaths/min
  5. Pediatric Guidelines

    At what age do you routinely assess BPs in children?
    children older than 3 yrs
  6. Pediatric Guidelines

    What is the definition of neonate?
    birth to 1 month
  7. Pediatric Guidelines

    what is the definition of infant?
    greater than 1 month to 1 yr of age
  8. Pediatric Guidelines

    what is the definition of child?
    greater than 1 yr to 12 yrs of age
  9. Pediatric Guidelines

    What is the definition of adolescent?
    greater than 12 yrs to 15 yrs of age
  10. Pediatric Guidelines

    what is the definition of adult?
    greater than 15 yrs of age
  11. Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

    At what age can you apply AED?
    over 1 year of age
  12. Abandoned Neonate

    what florida statute allows for new parents to anonymously leave a neonate at a fire station or hospital?
    Florida Statute 383.50
  13. Consent and Competency Guidelines

    what determines if a patient is mentally competent?
    A+O x4

    awake, alert and fully oriented to person, place, time and situation
  14. Consent and Competency Guidelines

    What do you need to obtain and record per JFRD Refusal Protocol?
    • follow EMT assessment
    • at least 1 set of vital signs
    • any improvement from initial complaint
  15. Consent and Competency Guidelines

    Under JFRD Refusal Protocol, when you record that patient is A+O x4, what do you assess for?
    • trauma or medical illness (hypoxia, hypoglycemia, stroke)
    • psychiatric illness (suicidal/homicidal, hallucinations, delusions)
    • presence of a toxic ingestion or exposure
  16. Consent and Competency Guidelines

    When is a documented refusal valid?
    with an appropriate witness signature
  17. Cooperation with Law Enforcement

    Who handles discrepancies between JFRD transport protocol and law enforcement's destination decision?
    Rescue District/Battalion Chief
  18. Dealing with Behavioral Emergencies

    What position should restrained patients be placed in?
    supine, Fowler's or semi-Fowler's position
  19. Dealing with Behavioral Emergencies

    When restraints are in use, how often should circulation to the extremities be evaluated?
    at least every 10 min
  20. Patient Care Report

    When are patient care reports completed?
    as soon as the call is over
  21. Patient Care Report

    When are transport units patient care report completed?
    by the end of the shift
  22. Patient Care Report

    How often do completed refusals get forwarded to the Quality Improvement Office at HQ?
    every 6 months
  23. Reporting Abuse/Neglect of Children and the Elderly

    An employee who fails to report or prevents another employee from reporting abuse or discloses information relating to abuse cases or who makes a false report may be charged with what?
    2nd degree misdemeanor
  24. Resuscitation Protocol

    When will an Emergency-Pro Report be completed?
    when the rescue crew is on scene and is not canceled prior to patient contact.
  25. Transport and Destination Policy

    Who can elect to deviate from existing guidelines in determining destination of patients during situations where extraordinary circumstances exist (MCI, multiple pt, other environmental situations)?
    Incident Commander
  26. Transport and Destination Policy

    With the exception of which trauma center, patients will not be transported to facilities out of the county without the approval of the appropriate District/Battalion Rescue Chief?
    Orange Park Level II Trauma Center
  27. Transport and Destination Policy

    When can obstetric patients be taken directly to labor and delivery from the ED?
    • when accompanied by an: 
    • RN
    • PA
    • Physician
  28. Transport and Destination Policy

    Who do you need to consult with by radio to be able to take OB patients directly to Baptist Pavilion, Baptist Beaches OB or St Lukes Women's Ctr?
  29. Transport and Destination Policy

    Who can authorize inter-facility transfers?
    Rescue District/Battalion Chief
  30. Transport and Destination Policy

    When can STEMI alerts be taken directly to the cardiac catheterization lab?
    • when accompanied by
    • RN
    • PA
    • Physician
  31. Transport and Destination Policy

    Consult the Charge Nurse or Nurse Mgr if a pt is not assessed within how many min?
    15 min
  32. Transport and Destination Policy

    When transferring a pt to a hospital stretcher, how long of a delay should there be before you notify FRCC?
    more than 30 min
  33. Trauma Transport Protocols

    Where is the Trauma Scorecard Methodology outlined in for adults ?
    64 J-2.004 F.A.C.
  34. Trauma Transport Protocols

    Where is the Trauma Scorecard Methodology outlined in for pediatrics?
    64 J-2.005 FAC
  35. Trauma Transport Protocols

    Who are the only people authorized to change the trauma alert status?
    The Medical Director of the EMS provider that issues the trauma alert

    The Physician at the receiving trauma center/hospital

    (64 J-2.005 FAC)
  36. Abdominal Trauma

    What is the best treatment for the pt with severe abdominal trauma?
    rapid transport
  37. Traumatic Injury of the Pregnant Patient

    Immobilizing a pregnant pt in what trimester elicits Supine Hypotensive Syndrome?
    3rd trimester
  38. Crush Syndrome

    What is the most consistent clinical finding?
    loss of 2-point discrimination
  39. Acute Compartment Syndrome

    What kind of injury is acute compartment syndrome?
  40. Acute Compartment Syndrome

    What finding is the least reliable and rarely occurs?
  41. Acute Compartment Syndrome

    Why do you not want to elevate or apply cold packs?
    Because ice increases vasoconstriction
  42. Burns

    Do not use water for chemical burns due to what?

    • lime
    • carbolic acid
    • sulfuric acid
    • solid potassium
    • sodium metals
  43. Burns

    What kind of burns are spinal immobilization for?

  44. Burns

    For chemical burns, what do you irrigate eye exposures with?
    lukewarm NS or sterile water