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18 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT B CHP 6
What are the 3 main functions of the m…
Cranium.
Mandible.
Maxillae.
1 - Give the body shape.... 2 - Protect the vital internal organ…
The top, back, and sides of the skull.
The lower jaw-bone.
Two fused bones forming the upper jaw.
What are the 3 main functions of the m…
1 - Give the body shape.... 2 - Protect the vital internal organ…
Cranium.
The top, back, and sides of the skull.
16 termscreated on January 21, 2017
CH 3.
As an EMT, the standards of emergency…
During your monthly internal quality i…
In which of the following circumstance…
In which of the following situations d…
Locally accepted protocols
are in violation of HIPPA because you did not remove from the…
the patient is competent and signs a release form
...
As an EMT, the standards of emergency…
Locally accepted protocols
During your monthly internal quality i…
are in violation of HIPPA because you did not remove from the…
22 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT B CHP 5
Towards the midline.
Away from the midline.
Away from the body.
Towards the body.
Medial.
Lateral.
Distal.
Proximal.
Towards the midline.
Medial.
Away from the midline.
Lateral.
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
CH.2
After assessing a patient's blood gluc…
At the scene of an automobile crash, a…
Common factors that influence how a pa…
General adaptation syndrome is charact…
report the incident to your supervisor after the call
mark off a danger zone around the downed lines
assessment by the EMT.
alarm response, reaction and resistance, and recovery
After assessing a patient's blood gluc…
report the incident to your supervisor after the call
At the scene of an automobile crash, a…
mark off a danger zone around the downed lines
19 termscreated on January 21, 2017
CH. 1
American Heart Association protocols a…
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
National guidelines for EMS care are i…
Online medical control requires
evidence-based research
medical director approval.
provide more consistent delivery of EMS care across the Unite…
phone or radio contact with the medical director
American Heart Association protocols a…
evidence-based research
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
medical director approval.
10 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT B CHP 2
How is Hepatitis A contracted?
How is Hepatitis B contracted?
Does HEP C have a vaccine?
What is the Ryan White CARE act?
Food or Water contaminated by stool.
Dried blood spill.
No.
EMS personnel can seek to find out if they have been exposed…
How is Hepatitis A contracted?
Food or Water contaminated by stool.
How is Hepatitis B contracted?
Dried blood spill.
27 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 2 - The well-Being of the EMT - Key Facts and Concepts
Well-Being healthy habits
Body Substance Isolation (BSI)
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) ma…
Diseases of Concern
Maintaining solid personal relationships... Exercise... Sleep... Eatin…
is a practice of isolating all body substances (blood, urine,…
Protective gloves... Hand cleaning... Eye and Face protection... Masks…
Hepatitis B (HBV)... Hepatitis C (HCV)... Tuberculosis (TB)... Acquire…
Well-Being healthy habits
Maintaining solid personal relationships... Exercise... Sleep... Eatin…
Body Substance Isolation (BSI)
is a practice of isolating all body substances (blood, urine,…
112 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Vocabulary section 1 emt
Designated agent
Evidence-based
Medical direction
Medical director
...
...
...
...
Designated agent
...
Evidence-based
...
6 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 1 - Intro to Emergency Medical Care - Key Facts and Concepts
Roles and Responsibilities of the EMT
EMS Role in Public Health
National Highway Safety Act (NHSA)
National Registry of Emergency Medical…
Personal Safety... Safety of the crew, patient, and bystanders... P…
Injury prevention for geriatric patients... Injury prevention fo…
In 1966 the United States Department of... Transportation (DOT)…
In 1970 this Registry was founded to establish professional s…
Roles and Responsibilities of the EMT
Personal Safety... Safety of the crew, patient, and bystanders... P…
EMS Role in Public Health
Injury prevention for geriatric patients... Injury prevention fo…
8 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 15 - Communication and Documentation - Key Terms
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…
13 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT B CHP 1
Who established the standards for EMS?
What is the first level of EMS?
What is the 2nd level of EMS?
What is the 3rd level of EMS?
National Highway Safety Administration. (NHTSA)
Emergency Medical Responder. (used to be first responder.)
EMT. (used to be EMT-B.)
A-EMT. (used to be EMT intermediate.)
Who established the standards for EMS?
National Highway Safety Administration. (NHTSA)
What is the first level of EMS?
Emergency Medical Responder. (used to be first responder.)
19 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 1: If Not You...Who?
Advanced emergency medical technician…
EMT-Intermediate
Barriers to act
Certification
A person trained in emergency care, with the additional train…
The former name of AEMT.
Reasons for not acting or for hesitating to act in an emergen…
Credentialing at the local level; usually entails completing…
Advanced emergency medical technician…
A person trained in emergency care, with the additional train…
EMT-Intermediate
The former name of AEMT.
16 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 8 - Life Span Development - Key Terms
adolescence
bonding
early adulthood
infancy
Stage of life from 13-18 years.
The sense that needs will be met.
Stage of life from 19-40 years.
Stage of life from birth to 12 months.
adolescence
Stage of life from 13-18 years.
bonding
The sense that needs will be met.
27 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 4 - Medical Legal and Ethical Issues - Key Terms
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.
9 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Ch. 1: "Emergency Med. Care Systems, Research, and Public Health."
What is the purpose of the modern EMS…
Benefits of a universal telephone numb…
What are the four levels of EMT traini…
What are the 6 types of special facili…
Easy access to a prompt response and high-quality prehospital…
Central dispatch is staffed by trained technicians (EMDs), it…
Emergency Med. Responder (EMR), Emergency Med. Technichian-Ba…
1.) Trauma Centers 2.) Burn Centers 3.) Obstetric Centers... 4.)…
What is the purpose of the modern EMS…
Easy access to a prompt response and high-quality prehospital…
Benefits of a universal telephone numb…
Central dispatch is staffed by trained technicians (EMDs), it…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT chapter 2
It is important that an EMT takes care…
Organisms that cause infection such as…
Equipment and procedures that protect…
Gloves masks and gowns are examples of
Prevention and Wellness
Pathogens
Standard precautions
PPE
It is important that an EMT takes care…
Prevention and Wellness
Organisms that cause infection such as…
Pathogens
12 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT chapter 1
Most states require refresher training…
An EMT at basic level is operating as…
Which of the following is NOT a role o…
The first concern of an EMT must be
2 to 3 years
Medical Director
Providing medical direction
Personal safety
Most states require refresher training…
2 to 3 years
An EMT at basic level is operating as…
Medical Director
82 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Course - Common Abbreviations
A&P
ā
AAA
aabd
anatomy and physiology
before
abdominal aortic aneurysm
abdomen
A&P
anatomy and physiology
ā
before
21 termscreated on January 21, 2017
The Musculoskeletal System: Anatomy and Physiology
Musculoskeletal System
Smooth Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Cardiac Muscle
The bones and voluntary muscles of the body.
Involuntary muscles; it constitutes the bilk of the gastroint…
Muscle that is attached to bones and usually crosses at least…
The heart muscle
Musculoskeletal System
The bones and voluntary muscles of the body.
Smooth Muscle
Involuntary muscles; it constitutes the bilk of the gastroint…
156 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Test #1
EMR
EMT
AEMT
Paramedic
Provides care before ambulance arrives and assists
Give basic life support and assist patients when taking medic…
Some advanced life support training: IV, advanced airway adju…
Extensive ALS training: endotracheal intubation, pharmacology…
EMR
Provides care before ambulance arrives and assists
EMT
Give basic life support and assist patients when taking medic…
124 termscreated on January 21, 2017
BLS Resuscitation (Block 3)
The noninvasive emergency life saving…
BLS focuses on...
If a patient is in cardiac arrest then…
Permanent brain damage is possible aft…
BLS
ABCs
CAB sequence (Compression, Airway, Breathing)
4 to 6
The noninvasive emergency life saving…
BLS
BLS focuses on...
ABCs
42 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 5 + 14 + Article
Potent Mitogen... Tissue Maintenance... Liga…
Chemical or substance that induces gro…
Hormones only affect cells around it
____ binds to receptor ____ of cell
Epithelial Growth Factor (EGF)
Potent Mitogen
Paracrine Signaling
Ligand, outside
Potent Mitogen... Tissue Maintenance... Liga…
Epithelial Growth Factor (EGF)
Chemical or substance that induces gro…
Potent Mitogen
69 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Terms & Techniques: Prehospital Emergency Care
Abandonment
Abdominal Aorta
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Cavity
...
...
...
...
Abandonment
...
Abdominal Aorta
...
135 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMS Med-Terms
abdomin/o
acoou/o; acoust/o
aden/o
adip/o
abdomen
hear
gland
fat
abdomin/o
abdomen
acoou/o; acoust/o
hear
50 termscreated on January 21, 2017
English Study Guide
What do expository books try to convey?
What are episodes and incidents in pla…
Vicarious
Explicit
Knowledge. They appeal to the intellect
Characters, thoughts, feelings, speeches, actions
Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or action…
Very clear and complete, no doubt about meaning
What do expository books try to convey?
Knowledge. They appeal to the intellect
What are episodes and incidents in pla…
Characters, thoughts, feelings, speeches, actions
11 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 2 Key Terms, Workforce Safety and Wellness of an EMT
Burnout
critical incident stress
critical incident stress debriefing (C…
defusing
a state of exhaustion and irritability, results of constant e…
suffers signs and symptoms of burnout, and also repeated ment…
help within 24-72 hours of event, where peer counselor help m…
version of CISD held within 1 to 4 hours of event, attended o…
Burnout
a state of exhaustion and irritability, results of constant e…
critical incident stress
suffers signs and symptoms of burnout, and also repeated ment…
9 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 2 - The well-Being of the EMT - Key Terms
Contamination
Critical Incident Stress Management (C…
Decontamination
Hazardous Materials 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 (C…
A comprehensive system that includes education and resources…
10 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 1 - Intro to Emergency Medical Care - Key Terms
911 System
Designated Agent
Evidence-based
Medical Direction
A system for telephone access to report emergencies. A dispat…
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…
911 System
A system for telephone access to report emergencies. A dispat…
Designated Agent
An EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
30 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Ch. 2 Vocab
acute stress reaction
Airborne transmission
Bloodborne pathogens
Centers for Disease Control and Preven…
Reactions to stress that occur during a stressful situation
Spread of an organism via droplets or dust
Pathogenic microorganisms are present in human blood and can…
Federal agency that conducts and supports public health activ…
acute stress reaction
Reactions to stress that occur during a stressful situation
Airborne transmission
Spread of an organism via droplets or dust
90 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Chpt 3 Tri-C
What is scope of practice?
What are the sources used to define sc…
What is standard of care?
What is the concept of "the reasonable…
Actions and care that EMTS are legally allowed to perform by…
National EMS Scope of Practice Model and the National EMS Edu…
Care that us expected to be provided by EMT with similar trai…
What a reasonable prudent EMT with similar training do in the…
What is scope of practice?
Actions and care that EMTS are legally allowed to perform by…
What are the sources used to define sc…
National EMS Scope of Practice Model and the National EMS Edu…
25 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Ch. 1 Vocab
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Has training in specific aspects of ALS, such as IV, and cert…
Advanced lifesaving procedures
Legislation designed to protect people with disabilities agai…
Device that detects treatable life-threatening cardiac dysrhy…
Advanced EMT
Has training in specific aspects of ALS, such as IV, and cert…
Advanced Life Support
Advanced lifesaving procedures
63 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Exam 1 Review (Ch.1-4)
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 ultimate responsibility for the patie…
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…
34 termscreated on January 21, 2017
First Aid
What is first aid?
What are the primary goals of first aid?
When to call EMS?
Always call 911 when?
The immediate help given to a victim of injury or sudden illn…
Keep the victim alive... Prevent victims condition from getting…
Call 911 immediately if you recognize a life threatening inju…
The victim may have a life threating condition... The victim is…
What is first aid?
The immediate help given to a victim of injury or sudden illn…
What are the primary goals of first aid?
Keep the victim alive... Prevent victims condition from getting…
26 termscreated on January 21, 2017
GU Cancer
6 risk factors for renal cell carcinoma
who do we see renal cell carcinoma in?
4 types of renal cell carcinoma from m…
which type of RCC is ~ Von Hippel Lind…
cigarettes & obesity = 2 biggest... ESRD, HTN, genetics, toxicity
M>W, avg 65 yo
clear cell (MCC) - most likely to mets... papillary (multifocal)…
clear cell... VHL = auto dom
6 risk factors for renal cell carcinoma
cigarettes & obesity = 2 biggest... ESRD, HTN, genetics, toxicity
who do we see renal cell carcinoma in?
M>W, avg 65 yo
32 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT Chapter 2
acute stress reactions
airborne transmission
bloodborne pathogens
CDC
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
The spread of an organism in aerosol form
Pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and…
Centers for disease control and prevention; the primary feder…
acute stress reactions
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
airborne transmission
The spread of an organism in aerosol form
93 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Medical EMT terms
Hypo-
Hyper-
A-
Tachy-
Below normal
Above normal
Without
Fast
Hypo-
Below normal
Hyper-
Above normal
30 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Daily company routine
0730-0745
keys, pagers, radios, information pert…
Cardiac monitor/defibrillator. Check s…
0745. Normal daily work should commenc…
shift personnel at every position will conduct a face to face…
During shift change, personnel exchange
An EMT shall check?
Personnel shall be in uniform by
0730-0745
shift personnel at every position will conduct a face to face…
keys, pagers, radios, information pert…
During shift change, personnel exchange
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 39
The Centennial Park bombing during the…
A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is…
Most terrorist attacks are:
In determining the potential for a ter…
Domestic terrorism.
Any agent used to bring about mass death, casualties, or mass…
Covert.
Weather conditions.
The Centennial Park bombing during the…
Domestic terrorism.
A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is…
Any agent used to bring about mass death, casualties, or mass…
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 38
The function of the National Incident…
Historically, the weak point at most m…
When victims involved in a mass-casual…
Burn patients without airway compromis…
Prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from domestic i…
Communication.
Secondary triage is performed and the appropriate treatment i…
Yellow
The function of the National Incident…
Prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from domestic i…
Historically, the weak point at most m…
Communication.
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 37
Extrication is MOST accurately defined…
In order to evaluate hazards present a…
You are attempting to gain access to a…
A 50-year-old female is entrapped in h…
Removal from a dangerous situation or position.
Perform a 360° walk-around of the scene.
Ask the patient if he can unlock the door.
Maintain spinal stabilization as she is extricated.
Extrication is MOST accurately defined…
Removal from a dangerous situation or position.
In order to evaluate hazards present a…
Perform a 360° walk-around of the scene.
48 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 35
A lifting technique that is used for p…
A technique to move a patient from a s…
A technique in which the litter or bac…
A carrying technique in which one EMT…
Direct Ground Lift
Rapid Extrication Technique
Power Grip
Diamond Grip
A lifting technique that is used for p…
Direct Ground Lift
A technique to move a patient from a s…
Rapid Extrication Technique
117 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 33
Sedentary behavior while healing from…
A 69-year-old female was involved in a…
The purpose of the GEMS diamond is to:
Which of the following patients is at…
Pneumonia.
The effects of her antihypertensive medication
Help EMS personnel remember what is different about elderly p…
71-year-old male with recent surgery to a lower extremity
Sedentary behavior while healing from…
Pneumonia.
A 69-year-old female was involved in a…
The effects of her antihypertensive medication
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 30
When a warm hand is immersed in water…
Shivering is a mechanism in which the…
Hypothermia occurs when the core body…
Rough handling of a hypothermic patien…
Conduction.
Increasing the metabolic rate.
95°F (35°C).
Ventricular fibrillation.
When a warm hand is immersed in water…
Conduction.
Shivering is a mechanism in which the…
Increasing the metabolic rate.
67 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 29
Atrophy is a condition that occurs when:
The disruption of a joint in which the…
The MOST reliable indicator of an unde…
A 22-year-old female was ejected from…
Muscle decreases in size and function because of disease or t…
dislocation
Point tenderness.
Stabilize her head and perform a primary assessment.
Atrophy is a condition that occurs when:
Muscle decreases in size and function because of disease or t…
The disruption of a joint in which the…
dislocation
11 termscreated on January 21, 2017
EMT UACCM ch 1
EMS System
ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN…
Medical Director
Medical Direction
Emergency Medical Services system
...
...
...
EMS System
Emergency Medical Services system
ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN…
...
96 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 25
..
When a light is shone into the pupil:
..
You are assessing a 59-year-old male a…
..
It should become smaller in size.
..
Has a history of eye surgeries.
..
..
When a light is shone into the pupil:
It should become smaller in size.
94 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 23
The systemic veins function by:
..
Which of the following organs can tole…
..
Returning deoxygenated blood back to the heart.
..
Skeletal muscle
..
The systemic veins function by:
Returning deoxygenated blood back to the heart.
..
..
29 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter21
It is not uncommon for young females w…
Which of the following statements rega…
Which of the following conditions does…
As a woman approaches menopause:
Experience abdominal cramping, which may be misinterpreted.
PID can scar the fallopian tubes, which increases the risk of…
Genital herpes
Her menstrual periods may become irregular and vary in severi…
It is not uncommon for young females w…
Experience abdominal cramping, which may be misinterpreted.
Which of the following statements rega…
PID can scar the fallopian tubes, which increases the risk of…
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 20
The term "behavioral crisis" is MOST a…
A 78-year-old female presents with an…
A dysfunction of the brain caused by a…
General guidelines for managing a pati…
Any reaction that interferes with activities of daily living…
Inquire about the possibility of head trauma.
Organic brain syndrome
Being prepared to spend extra time with the patient.
The term "behavioral crisis" is MOST a…
Any reaction that interferes with activities of daily living…
A 78-year-old female presents with an…
Inquire about the possibility of head trauma.
53 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter19
Which of the following drugs is NOT a…
Which of the following statements rega…
Activated charcoal is given to patient…
You receive a call to a residence wher…
cocaine
Lung damage may progress after the patient is removed from th…
Binds to the substance and prevents absorption.
Initiate ventilatory assistance.
Which of the following drugs is NOT a…
cocaine
Which of the following statements rega…
Lung damage may progress after the patient is removed from th…
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