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1.5.3: Advocate individual and population-based health and safety, considering emergency preparedness protocols

The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) provides what during an incidence of national significance?

(A) Highly trained medical personal from around the country to disseminate supplies

(B) Pharmaceuticals only to the state

(C) Active military medical personnel to support the public

(D) Pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to the state in need

The correct answer is (D).

The Strategic National Stockpile provides pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to the state in need (D) during an incidence of national significance.

The state is responsible for providing highly trained medical personal from around the country to disseminate supplies (A). The SNS supplies not only pharmaceuticals but also supplies and equipment (B). Active military medical personnel (C) are to support the armed forces. However the governor may call up his state's National Guard to assist in the disaster.

Virtually all disaster plans are based on what national system?

(A) National Planning System (NPS)

(B) National Incidence Management System (NIMS)

(C) Federal Incidence Bureau System (FIBS)

(D) Strategic National Planning System (SNPS)

The correct answer is (B).

Most disaster plans are based on NIMS (B). It provides a uniform template from a local agency all the way to a federal response.

Most disaster plans are not based on NPS (A), FIBS (C), or SNPS (D).

The CHEMPACK program stores nerve agent antidotes with participating local and state entities. What are the antidotes provided by this program?

(A) Atropine and pralidoxime

(B) Atropine, pyridoxine, and diazepam

(C) Atropine, pralidoxime, and diazepam

(D) Atropine and pyridoxine

The correct answer is (C).

CHEMPACK allows local entities to store atropine, pralidoxime, and diazepam (C) on site, as long as they meet the requirements of storage and planning.

The CHEMPACK program does not include pyridoxine (B, D). It does include atropine and pralidoxime (A), but also includes diazepam.

Which of the following is not considered a Category A threat agent?

(A) Smallpox

(B) Novel H1N1

(C) Anthrax

(D) Arenavirus

The correct answer is (B).

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