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EMT-Emergency Care Systems
What is the "white paper"?
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
What did the Emergency Medical Service…
In 1993 the National Registry of EMTs…
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
Provided access to million of dollars of funding geared to EM…
The National Registry released the National Emergency Medical…
What is the "white paper"?
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
Emergency Care - EMT Exam Prep
Designated Agent
Evidenced Based
Medical Direction
Medical Director
EMT or other person authorized by a medical director to give…
Medical techniques or practices that are supported by scienti…
Oversight of the patient care aspects of an EMS System by the…
Physician who assumes ultimate responsibility for the patient…
Designated Agent
EMT or other person authorized by a medical director to give…
Evidenced Based
Medical techniques or practices that are supported by scienti…
EMT chapter 1 Emergency care systems
What is the "white paper"?
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
What did the Emergency Medical Service…
In 1993 the National Registry of EMTs…
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
Provided access to million of dollars of funding geared to EM…
The National Registry released the National Emergency Medical…
What is the "white paper"?
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
16 terms
EMT Chapter 1: Intro to Emergency Medical Care
Emergency Medical Services or EMS is a…
EMS began in 1966 by
National Highway Traffic Safety Admin…
6 Specialty Hospitals
prehospital or out-of-hospital care
the National Highway Safety Act charging the Department of Tr…
Regulation and Policy... Resource Management... Human Resources and…
Trauma... Burn Centers... Pediatric Centers... Cardiac Centers... Stroke…
Emergency Medical Services or EMS is a…
prehospital or out-of-hospital care
EMS began in 1966 by
the National Highway Safety Act charging the Department of Tr…
11 terms
EMT: Caring for Respiratory Emergencies
what types of diagnoses include COPD?
What is the biggest contributor to COPD?
What is the second contributor to COPD?
emphysema
asthma, emphysema
smoking
asbestos
A disease that progressively destroys the walls of the alveoli
what types of diagnoses include COPD?
asthma, emphysema
What is the biggest contributor to COPD?
smoking
24 terms
EMT Chapter 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Advanced EMT (AEMT)
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
Advanced lifesaving procedures, some of which are now being p…
Comprehensive legislation that is designed to protect individ…
A device that detects treatable life-threatening cardiac arrh…
Advanced EMT (AEMT)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Advanced lifesaving procedures, some of which are now being p…
EMT Chapter 1: Intro to Emergency Care
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Certification
Licensure
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
system consists of a team of health care professionals who, i…
exam is used to ensure that all health care providers have at…
how states control who is allowed to perform as a health care…
basic training and provides care before the ambulance arrives…
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
system consists of a team of health care professionals who, i…
Certification
exam is used to ensure that all health care providers have at…
EMT PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE CHAPTER 14
Which medications can be carried on an…
One form of medication administered by…
Which medication is acceptable for the…
You are treating a patient who has nit…
Aspirin, activated​ charcoal, oral​ glucose, and oxygen
C. drug particles mixed with a suitable liquid
...
...
Which medications can be carried on an…
Aspirin, activated​ charcoal, oral​ glucose, and oxygen
One form of medication administered by…
C. drug particles mixed with a suitable liquid
260 terms
EMT - Brady's Emergency Care 12th Edition
Designated Agent
Evidence-Based
Medical Direction
Medical Director
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
p. 15 - Oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS syste…
p. 15 - A physician who assumes ultimate responsibility for t…
Designated Agent
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
Evidence-Based
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
260 terms
EMT - Brady's Emergency Care 12th Edition
Designated Agent
Evidence-Based
Medical Direction
Medical Director
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
p. 15 - Oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS syste…
p. 15 - A physician who assumes ultimate responsibility for t…
Designated Agent
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
Evidence-Based
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
29 terms
Emergency Care 12th Edition - EMT Acronym List
AHA
AMA
ANSI
AVPU
American Heart Association
Against Medical Advice
American National Standards Institute
Alert Verbal Pain Unresponsive
AHA
American Heart Association
AMA
Against Medical Advice
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Emergency Care EMT Chapter 8 Key Terms
Adolescence
Bonding
Early adulthood
Infancy
Stage of life from thirteen to eighteen years of age.
The sense that needs will be met.
Stage of life from nineteen to forty years of age.
Stage off life from birth to one year of age.
Adolescence
Stage of life from thirteen to eighteen years of age.
Bonding
The sense that needs will be met.
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EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch.5 Terms& Definitions
Atria
automaticity
autonomic nervous system
bilateral
the two upper chambers of the heart. There is a right atrium…
the ability of the heart to generate and conduct electrical i…
the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls i…
on both sides.
Atria
the two upper chambers of the heart. There is a right atrium…
automaticity
the ability of the heart to generate and conduct electrical i…
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 7 Terms & Definitions
adolescence
bonding
early adulthood
infancy
stage of life from 13 to 18 years.
the sense that needs will be met.
stage of life from 19 to 40 years.
stage of life from birth to 1 year of age.
adolescence
stage of life from 13 to 18 years.
bonding
the sense that needs will be met.
260 terms
EMT - Brady's Emergency Care 12th Edition
Designated Agent
Evidence-Based
Medical Direction
Medical Director
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
p. 15 - Oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS syste…
p. 15 - A physician who assumes ultimate responsibility for t…
Designated Agent
p. 16 - An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Direct…
Evidence-Based
p. 16 - description of medical techniques or practices that a…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 27 Terms & Definition
arterial bleeding
arteriole
capillary bleeding
cardiogenic shock
bleeding from an artery, which is characterized by bright red…
the smallest kind of artery.
bleeding from capillaries, which is characterized by a slow,…
shock, or lack of perfusion, brought on not by blood loss, bu…
arterial bleeding
bleeding from an artery, which is characterized by bright red…
arteriole
the smallest kind of artery.
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 31 Terms & Definition
autonomic nervous system
central nervous system (CNS)
concussion
contusion
(AW-to-NOM-ik) the division of the peripheral nervous system…
the brain and spinal cord.
mild closed head injury without detectable damage to the brai…
(kun-TU-zhun) a bruise. In brain injuries, a bruised brain ca…
autonomic nervous system
(AW-to-NOM-ik) the division of the peripheral nervous system…
central nervous system (CNS)
the brain and spinal cord.
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 29 Terms & Definition
evisceration
flail chest
paradoxical motion
pneumothorax
(e-vis-er-AY-shun) an intestine or other internal organ protr…
fracture of two or more adjacent ribs in two or more places t…
(pair-uh-DOCK-si-kul) movement of ribs in a flail segment tha…
air in the chest cavity.
evisceration
(e-vis-er-AY-shun) an intestine or other internal organ protr…
flail chest
fracture of two or more adjacent ribs in two or more places t…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 26 Terms & Definition
anemia
bladder
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialy…
continuous cycler-assisted peritoneal…
lack of a normal number of red blood cells in the circulation.
the round sac-like organ of the renal system used as a reserv…
a gravity exchange process for peritoneal dialysis in which a…
a mechanical process for peritoneal dialysis in which a machi…
anemia
lack of a normal number of red blood cells in the circulation.
bladder
the round sac-like organ of the renal system used as a reserv…
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EMT Chapter 1 (Intro to Emergency Medical Care)
Designated Agent (Define)
Evidence-Based (Define)
Medical Direction (Define)
On-Line Medical Direction (Define)
An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
Description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
Oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS system by the…
Orders given directly by the on-duty physician to an EMT in t…
Designated Agent (Define)
An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
Evidence-Based (Define)
Description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
EMT Emergency Care 13th edition Chapter 1
designated agent
Off-line medical direction
On-line medical direction
911 system
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
consists of standing orders issued by Medical Direcctor that…
orders from the on-duty physician given directly to an EMT in…
a system for telephone access to report emergencies
designated agent
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
Off-line medical direction
consists of standing orders issued by Medical Direcctor that…
EMT Emergency Care 13th edition Chapter 2
Contamination
Critical Incident Stress Management
Decontamination
Hazardous Material Incident
The introduction of dangerous chemicals, disease, or infectio…
A comprehensive system that includes education and resources…
The removal or cleansing of dangerous chemicals and other dan…
The release of a harmful substance into the environment.
Contamination
The introduction of dangerous chemicals, disease, or infectio…
Critical Incident Stress Management
A comprehensive system that includes education and resources…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 39 Terms & Definition
cold zone
Command
disaster plan
hazardous material
area where the Incident Command post and support functions ar…
the first on the scene to establish order and initiate the In…
a predefined set of instructions for a community's emergency…
any substance or material in a form which poses an unreasonab…
cold zone
area where the Incident Command post and support functions ar…
Command
the first on the scene to establish order and initiate the In…
16 terms
EMT Chapter 1: Intro to Emergency Medical Care
Emergency Medical Services or EMS is a…
EMS began in 1966 by
National Highway Traffic Safety Admin…
6 Specialty Hospitals
prehospital or out-of-hospital care
the National Highway Safety Act charging the Department of Tr…
Regulation and Policy... Resource Management... Human Resources and…
Trauma... Burn Centers... Pediatric Centers... Cardiac Centers... Stroke…
Emergency Medical Services or EMS is a…
prehospital or out-of-hospital care
EMS began in 1966 by
the National Highway Safety Act charging the Department of Tr…
42 terms
chapter 9 (emt) emergency care 12edition
Which of the following colors identifi…
To calculate the minute volume, you ne…
Which of the following oxygen cylinder…
Which of the following is the BEST des…
Green
Tidal volume and respiratory rate
E tank... formula is 2,000 subtract 200 times "cylinder constan…
?
Which of the following colors identifi…
Green
To calculate the minute volume, you ne…
Tidal volume and respiratory rate
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 41 Terms & Definition
contamination
dissemination
domestic terrorism
exposure
contact with or presence of a material (contaminant) that is…
spreading.
terrorism directed against the government or population witho…
the dose or concentration of an agent multiplied by the time,…
contamination
contact with or presence of a material (contaminant) that is…
dissemination
spreading.
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 1 Terms & Definitions
911 system
evidence-based
medical direction
Medical Director
a system for telephone access to report emergencies. A dispat…
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS system by the…
a physician who assumes ultimate responsibility for the patie…
911 system
a system for telephone access to report emergencies. A dispat…
evidence-based
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 8 Terms & Definitions
airway
alveoli
bronchoconstriction
gag reflex
the passageway by which air enters or leaves the body. The st…
(al-VE-o-li) the microscopic sacs of the lungs where gas exch…
(BRON-ko-kun-STRIK-shun) the contraction of smooth muscle tha…
vomiting or retching that results when something is placed in…
airway
the passageway by which air enters or leaves the body. The st…
alveoli
(al-VE-o-li) the microscopic sacs of the lungs where gas exch…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 10 Terms & Defintion
blunt-force trauma
danger zone
index of suspicion
mechanism of injury
injury caused by a blow that does not penetrate the skin or o…
the area around the wreckage of a vehicle collision or other…
awareness that there may be injuries.
a force or forces that may have caused injury.
blunt-force trauma
injury caused by a blow that does not penetrate the skin or o…
danger zone
the area around the wreckage of a vehicle collision or other…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 37 Terms & Definition
autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
automatic implanted cardiac defibrilla…
bariatrics
central IV catheter
developmental disorders that affect, among other things, the…
a device implanted under the skin of the chest to detect any…
the branch of medicine that deals with the causes of obesity,…
a catheter surgically inserted for long-term delivery of medi…
autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
developmental disorders that affect, among other things, the…
automatic implanted cardiac defibrilla…
a device implanted under the skin of the chest to detect any…
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EMT Ch 1 Intro to Emergency Medical Care
When EMT-B refresher required
EMT is designated agent of
EMT roles and responsibilities
Standing order
Every 2 - 3 years.... Register with the National Registry of EMT…
Medical Director - Licensed M.D.
Personal safety; Safety of crew, patient, bystanders; patient…
Off-line direction - Policy or protocol issued by the medical…
When EMT-B refresher required
Every 2 - 3 years.... Register with the National Registry of EMT…
EMT is designated agent of
Medical Director - Licensed M.D.
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 6 Terms & Definitions
aerobic metabolism
alveoli
anaerobic metabolism
arteriole
the cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
the microscopic sacs of the lungs where gas exchange with the…
the cellular process in which glucose is metabolized into ene…
the smallest kind of artery.
aerobic metabolism
the cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
alveoli
the microscopic sacs of the lungs where gas exchange with the…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 17 Terms & Defintion
base station
cell phone
drop report (or transfer report)
mobile radio
a two-way radio at a fixed site such as a hospital or dispatc…
a phone that transmits through the air instead of over wires…
an abbreviated form of the PCR that an EMS crew can leave at…
a two-way radio that is used or affixed in a vehicle.
base station
a two-way radio at a fixed site such as a hospital or dispatc…
cell phone
a phone that transmits through the air instead of over wires…
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 3 Terms & Definitions
bariatric
body mechanics
direct carry
direct ground lift
having to do with patients who are significantly overweight o…
the proper use of the body to facilitate lifting and moving a…
a method of transferring a patient from bed to stretcher, dur…
a method of lifting and carrying a patient from ground level…
bariatric
having to do with patients who are significantly overweight o…
body mechanics
the proper use of the body to facilitate lifting and moving a…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 28 Terms & Definition
abrasion
amputation
avulsion
bandage
(ab-RAY-zhun) a scratch or scrape.
(am-pyu-TAY-shun) the surgical removal or traumatic severing…
(ah-VUL-shun) the tearing away or tearing off of a piece or f…
any material used to hold a dressing in place.
abrasion
(ab-RAY-zhun) a scratch or scrape.
amputation
(am-pyu-TAY-shun) the surgical removal or traumatic severing…
41 terms
EMT chapter 1 Emergency care systems
What is the "white paper"?
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
What did the Emergency Medical Service…
In 1993 the National Registry of EMTs…
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
Provided access to million of dollars of funding geared to EM…
The National Registry released the National Emergency Medical…
What is the "white paper"?
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
13 terms
EMT Ch 1- Intro to Emergency Medical Care
designated agent
evidence based
medical direction
Medical Director
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
oversight of the patient care aspects of an EMS system by the…
a physician who assumes the ultimate responsibility for the p…
designated agent
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
evidence based
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 24 Terms & Definition
abdominal quadrants
appendix
bladder
parietal pain
four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location o…
a small tube located near the junction of the small and large…
the round sac-like organ of the renal system used as a reserv…
a localized, intense pain that arises from the parietal perit…
abdominal quadrants
four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location o…
appendix
a small tube located near the junction of the small and large…
41 terms
EMT chapter 1 Emergency care systems
What is the "white paper"?
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
What did the Emergency Medical Service…
In 1993 the National Registry of EMTs…
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
Provided access to million of dollars of funding geared to EM…
The National Registry released the National Emergency Medical…
What is the "white paper"?
The 1966 National Academy of Sciences National Research Counc…
What did the Highway Safety Act of 196…
Require each state to establish a highway safety program that…
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 2 Terms & Definitions
contamination
critical incident stress management (C…
decontamination
hazardous material incident
contact with or presence of a material (contaminant) that is…
a comprehensive system that includes education and resources…
a chemical and/or physical process that reduces or prevents t…
the release of a harmful substance into the environment.
contamination
contact with or presence of a material (contaminant) that is…
critical incident stress management (C…
a comprehensive system that includes education and resources…
Emergency Care 12th Edition - EMT Acronym List
AHA
AMA
ANSI
AVPU
American Heart Association
Against Medical Advice
American National Standards Institute
Alert Verbal Pain Unresponsive
AHA
American Heart Association
AMA
Against Medical Advice
EMT | Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 4 Terms & Definitions
abandonment
advance directive
assault
battery
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event.
placing a person in fear of bodily harm.
causing bodily harm to or restraining a person.
abandonment
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
advance directive
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event.
chapter 45 emt prehospital emergency care mjc
Which of the following BEST describes…
Question Help ... In a third priority tri…
Other term for section leaders/heads
Responsibilities of the ems Units migh…
A.... To reevaluate the treatment priorities made during primary…
A.... Minor injuries
Chiefs
Triage unit... Treatment unit ... Transport unit... Staging unit... Morgu…
Which of the following BEST describes…
A.... To reevaluate the treatment priorities made during primary…
Question Help ... In a third priority tri…
A.... Minor injuries
12 terms
EMT Chapter 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Direct medical direction
Emergency medical dispatcher
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
medical direction in which the physician speaks directly with…
an EMS dispatcher who has received special education for givi…
a system of many agencies, personnel, and institutions involv…
the generic term for a prehospital emergency care provider ed…
Direct medical direction
medical direction in which the physician speaks directly with…
Emergency medical dispatcher
an EMS dispatcher who has received special education for givi…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 21 Terms & Defintion
aura
diabetes mellitus
diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
epilepsy
a sensation experienced by a seizure patient right before the…
(di-ah-BEE-tez MEL-i-tus) also called "sugar diabetes" or jus…
(di-ah-BET-ic KEY-to-as-id-DO-sis) a condition that occurs as…
(EP-uh-lep-see) a medical condition that causes seizures.
aura
a sensation experienced by a seizure patient right before the…
diabetes mellitus
(di-ah-BEE-tez MEL-i-tus) also called "sugar diabetes" or jus…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 30 Terms & Definition
angulated fracture
bones
cartilage
closed extremity injury
fracture in which the broken bone segments are at an angle to…
hard but flexible living structures that provide support for…
tough tissue that covers the joint ends of bones and helps to…
an injury to an extremity with no associated opening in the s…
angulated fracture
fracture in which the broken bone segments are at an angle to…
bones
hard but flexible living structures that provide support for…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 33 Terms & Definition
active rewarming
air embolism
central rewarming
conduction
application of an external heat source to rewarm the body of…
an air or gas bubble in the bloodstream. The plural is air em…
application of heat to the lateral chest, neck, armpits, and…
the transfer of heat from one material to another through dir…
active rewarming
application of an external heat source to rewarm the body of…
air embolism
an air or gas bubble in the bloodstream. The plural is air em…
22 terms
EMT Ch 1 introduction to emergency medical care
National Highway Safety Act
National Registry of EMT
EMT
NHTSA
CHARGED the U.S. DOT with developing EMS standards and assist…
standards 1970
emergency medical technician-prehospital assessment and emerg…
national highway traffic safety administration technical assi…
National Highway Safety Act
CHARGED the U.S. DOT with developing EMS standards and assist…
National Registry of EMT
standards 1970
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 11 Terms & Defintion
ABCs
AVPU
chief complaint
general impression
airway, breathing, and circulation.
a memory aid for classifying a patient's level of responsiven…
in emergency medicine, the reason EMS was called, usually in…
impression of the patient's condition that is formed on first…
ABCs
airway, breathing, and circulation.
AVPU
a memory aid for classifying a patient's level of responsiven…
EMT| Emergency Care 12th edition, Ch. 23 Terms & Definition
absorbed poisons
activated charcoal
antidote
delirium tremens (DTs)
poisons that are taken into the body through unbroken skin.
a substance that adsorbs many poisons and prevents them from…
a substance that will neutralize the poison or its effects.
(duh-LEER-e-um TREM-uns) a severe reaction that can be part o…
absorbed poisons
poisons that are taken into the body through unbroken skin.
activated charcoal
a substance that adsorbs many poisons and prevents them from…
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