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The EMT-B's scope of practice is ultimately determined by what?
the state the EMT-B practices in.
You come upon a patient without pulses or respirations. The family presents you with a DNR. What should you do?
Begin resuscitation and contact medical control to verify the DNR.
When patients verbally consent to treatment, what type of consent are they giving?
Consent given verbally by the patient is expressed consent.
The rules of expressed consent and refusals are that the consent or refusal of care...
must be an informed consent or refusal.
If you walk away from a patient who is in obvious need of care, you may be guilty of what?
abandonment
Which of the following establish duty to act?
A. While on duty you are dispatched to a call.
B. You stop to render care for someone is distress.
C. You accept your EMT-B license or certificate.
D. Both A & B.
D. Both A & B.
While at breakfast at the end of a shift, you and your coworkers discuss the call you made on a prominent local citizen and the restuarnt staff overhears you relate the story of the call as well. This is a violation of what?
Patient confideniality.
You are called to the scene of a crime. In regard to evidence, you should do what?
Care for your patient while avioding necessary corruption of evidence.
Medical identification insignia:
A. are used to pick up prescriptions.
B. Are used to convey insurance information.
C. Give medical cregivers vital patient history information.
D. Administer medicine.
C. Give medical caregivers vital patient history information.
While patients have the right to refuse care, in order to do so the patient must what?
The patient must be informed of risks, be mentally competent, and be at the age of consent.