1. Which
    of the following agencies is responsible for developing and updating
    the National Standards for emergency medical services including EMT
    training program curriculum?
    The U.S. Department of Transportation
  2. What is the minimum level of certification required of ambulance personnel in most areas?
    Emergency Medical Technician
  3. Upon
    arrival at the hospital, the EMT advises hospital personnel of the
    patient's condition, observations from the scene, treatment rendered,
    and other pertinent data to assure continuity of care. This process is
    known as which of the following
    Transfer of care
  4. Who assumes the ultimate responsibility for patient care rendered by the EMT?
    Medical Director
  5. Which
    of the following BEST describes a list of steps the EMT should perform
    while assessing and managing emergency medical situations
  6. A written authorization for an EMS provider to perform a particular skill in a specific situation is a(n)
    standing order
  7. Which of the following is the most common gateway for hospital services for patients who need emergency medical assistance
    Emergency department
  8. Which of the following is considered a form of off-line medical control?
  9. What BEST defines direction given to the EMT by a physician over the telephone or radio
    On-line medical direction
  10. the application of oxygen for a patient
    who is short of breath without having to contact the physician in the
    emergency department is an example of which of the following
    Standing orders
  11. What level of emergency medical
    training allows for insertion of endotracheal tubes, IV access, and
    cardiac defibrillation, as well as the administration of a variety of
    medications by various routes?
  12. You
    respond to a 35-year-old male patient who fell 50 feet from a bluff.
    Your authority to provide emergency care is an extension of the Medical
    Director's license to practice medicine. You are acting as a(n)
    _________ of the Medical Director.
    designated agent
  13. The EMT is on-scene of a 57-year-old
    male patient complaining of chest pain; the EMT must contact medical
    direction on the phone to assist with the patient's nitroglycerin.
    Contacting medical control for orders is known as which of the
    On-line medical direction
  14. Which of the following is NOT considered a form of off-line medical control?
    Telephone orders given by the base physician
  15. Prehospital and emergency in-hospital care together are collectively called the:
    emergency medical services system.
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