Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit: Disaster Plans for All Hazards and Joint Commission Compliance
Stephen Macarthur, Mary Russell, EdD, MSN
Manual + CD-ROM Resource Set
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Respond quickly and efficiently to disaster events. Test the true capabilities of your plans and staff readiness to respond to an emergency with the Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit: Disaster Plans for All Hazards and Joint Commission Compliance.
From hurricanes and floods to radiation exposure and power outages, this resource kit has your needs covered. This book and CD-ROM gives you disaster-specific:
Hazard vulnerability analyses
Advance the capabilities of your staff with mock exercises. This toolkit helps you plan and conduct exercises for your healthcare organization so your staff members can respond fast and understand their responsibilities during an emergency.
Evaluate your processes for every exercise or event using this go-to guide. There is no exercise that is better than a real event. But planned exercises such as the ones found in Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit help you evaluate your organization's reaction to disaster events. Expert author Mary Russell, EdD, MSN, provides common critical processes that need to occur within hospitals for both sudden onset and anticipated disaster scenarios. You'll turn to this book and CD-ROM set for the tools you need to initiate, execute, and evaluate emergency exercises. Take a look at the table of contents:
Involving Staff, Agencies, and Community in Exercises
Locations for Exercises
Methods for Conducting Exercises
Exercising Plan Format
Corrective Action Planning and Performance Improvement
Protect your facility and comply with The Joint Commission’s emergency management standards.
There is no need to go searching for updated preparedness information and resources. Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit provides updated guidance from the federal Department of Homeland Security and ties in the latest in mandates for emergency management from The Joint Commission. Scenarios offer victim profiles for a specific disaster to help you structure an emergency preparedness exercise. The companion CD-ROM provides time-saving tools such as:
Community Risk Profile
Target Capabilities List
The templates included can be used for planning, evaluation, and corrective action steps, alleviating a lot of legwork and save emergency planners time and money. The easy-to-use templates for planning provide users of all types with evaluation and corrective action steps so the focus can remain on advancing the organization’s response capabilities. Whether you are an emergency preparedness planner or not this book gives you so much more than objectives and the timing and resources to be deployed.
Mary Russell, EdD, MSN, is involved in a spectrum of emergency preparedness planning and response activities across local, county, regional, and state levels in Florida. Dr Russell’s experiences have included emergency responses to events such as a hospital explosion and fire resulting evacuation, major hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, chemical incidents, transportation-related mass casualty incidents, a terrorist attack involving anthrax, contamination of food and water supplies; and outbreaks of influenza, norovirus, and other biological agents, among other threats.
Increase awareness and protect your facility with the tools and advice contained in Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit: Disaster Plans for All Hazards and Joint Commission Compliance.
With more than 17 years of experience, HCPro, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro focuses on providing its clients assistance and expertise in the areas of accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety.
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