The dance floor's on fire

 

This SAQ is worth 20 marks

You are the only consultant working a busy evening shift in the emergency department when the triage nurse tells you that 27 patients have self-presented to triage in the last five minutes with injuries from a fire in a nearby nightclub. Whilst the nurse is talking to you, you receive a call from an ambulance officer at the nightclub.

Question 2.
Define this situation. (1 mark)


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Question 1.
List six (6) pieces of information you need from the ambulance officer to complete your assessment of the scene.
(6 marks)


1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________

5. _______________________________________________________________________________

6. _______________________________________________________________________________



Question 2.
Outline eight (8) steps to prepare the emergency department.
(8 marks)


1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________

5. _______________________________________________________________________________

6. _______________________________________________________________________________

7. _______________________________________________________________________________

8. _______________________________________________________________________________



Question 1.
List five (5) other hospital areas or departments you need to notify in this situation.
(5 marks)


1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________

5. _______________________________________________________________________________



 

This SAQ is worth 20 marks

You are the only consultant working a busy evening shift in the emergency department when the triage nurse tells you that 27 patients have self-presented to triage in the last five minutes with injuries from a fire in a nearby nightclub. Whilst the nurse is talking to you, you receive a call from an ambulance officer at the nightclub.

Question 2.
Define this situation. (1 mark)



Question 1.
List six (6) pieces of information you need from the ambulance officer to complete your assessment of the scene.
(6 marks)



Question 2.
Outline eight (8) steps to prepare the emergency department.
(8 marks)



Question 1.
List five (5) other hospital areas or departments you need to notify in this situation.
(5 marks)




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