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Hospital Evacuation Course

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This program is intended to provide students with enhanced awareness of the operational requirements and challenges involved with internal, partial or total evacuation of hospital facilities. The class will use a combination of didactic sessions, tabletop exercises and practical activities to improve student competency in these activities.

Topics:

  • Review of recent incidents
  • Overview of hospital evacuation
  • Evacuation types
  • JCAHO/Regulatory /Documentation Requirements
  • Use of Hospital Incident Command in evacuation operations
  • Transportation modalities/options/issues
  • Considerations for alternate care sites
  • Tabletop exercise
  • Practical activities using common evacuation stretchers, litters and patient transfer devices

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Walter Idol
Email:
walter.idol@tennessee.edu

Venue

U.T. IPS Office
1610 University Avenue
Knoxville, TN United States
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