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1

​_____ are devices that receive transmissions from lower powered sources and rebroadcast them at a higher power and a different frequency.
A.Encoders
B.Mobile Data Terminals
C.Repeaters
D.Decoders

C.Repeaters

2

As you complete your​ assessment, you place your hand on your elderly​ patient's shoulder. This is an example​ of:
A.gestures.
B.haptics.
C.posture.
D.cultural relativism.

B.haptics.

3

Information that you receive from the patient about your behavior or verbal statements is​ called:
A.reflection.
B.decoding.
C.encoding.
D.feedback.

D.feedback.

4

What power output do most portable radios​ have?
A.1 to 5 watts
B.0.5 to 3 watts
C.25 to 35 watts
D.5 to 10 watts

A.1 to 5 watts

5

Which of the below communication technologies is often used as a​ "backup" system to normal communications used by​ EMS?
A.Mobile radio
B.A base station
C.Mobile phones
D.Digital equipment

C.Mobile phones

6

What part of the EMS radio communication system uses a relatively​ high-power output radio of between 80 and 150​ watts?
A.Mobile radios
B.Portable radios
C.Base stations
D.Transponders

C.Base stations

7

Radio​ communications, which may include patient assessment​ findings, responses to​ interventions, and information from the​ scene, are monitored by​ the:
A.OSHA.
B.EPA.
C.DOT.
D.FCC

D.FCC

8

Your EMS agency wants to increase the power output of the base station in order to cover a larger area without needing a repeater. Which federal agency is responsible for establishing limitations for power​ output?
A.Federal Communications Commission​ (FCC)
B.International Municipal Signal Association​ (IMSA)
C.Office of Emergency Communications​ (OEC)
D.Warning and Reference Guidance Association

A.Federal Communications Commission​ (FCC)

9

The medical director is discussing appropriate radio communications with a group of EMTs. Which Federal Communications Commission​ (FCC) regulation should the director include in the​ presentation?
A.System maintenance
B.Licenses individual base station operations
C.Hiring of trained dispatchers
D.Nationwide public safety network

B.Licenses individual base station operations

10

Backup batteries should always be on hand and should be charged to at least
A.25 percent.
B.100 percent.
C.50 percent.
D.75 percent.

B.100 percent.

11

Emergency medical technicians​ (EMTs) need functional communication equipment to talk with
A.dispatch.
B.local fire departments.
C.law enforcement agencies.
D.family members.

A.dispatch.

12

Communication equipment that operates on battery power should be checked
A.monthly.
B.weekly.
C.hourly.
D.daily.

D.daily.