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Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response by Peter Slavin, MD from Massachusetts General Hospital at the 2013 Siemens Health Executives Forum. Dr. Slavin talks about the response to the Boston Marathon Bombing. http://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/news-and-events/mso-emergency-pediatric-care
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Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness Webinar Recording
At a time when major disasters are occurring globally with increasing frequency and intensity, it is essential that our nation’s nurses and nursing students possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to respond to a disaster in a timely and appropriate manner. In this webinar, the following questions are answered: - As disasters become more frequent, how has the nurse's role changed? - How can you create a plan to ensure nurses are prepared? - Are there any new technologies and resources available? For more information about Disaster Nursing, please email: disasternursing@unboundmedicine.com Presented by: Dr. Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN Dr. Veenema is an Associate Professor and Pediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She has authored three books on disaster response, serves as a senior consultant to the United States Government, and is a senior scientist on the American Red Cross National Scientific Advisory Council.
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New Disaster Preparedness Rule
The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) posted its final rule in September entitled “Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers”. The rule is set to go into effect on November 16, 2016, with health care providers and suppliers affected by this rule required to comply and implement all regulations one year after the effective date, on November 16, 2017, according to the CMS. This rule will affect 72,315 American health care providers and suppliers – from hospitals and nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to home healthcare and hospice to dialysis facilities and care homes for those with intellectual disabilities. The goal of the rule, according to the CMS, is to prevent severe breakdown in patient care that has followed past disasters, including Hurricane Katrina and Super Storm Sandy, and most recently the flooding in Louisiana. The rule is also designed to strengthen the ability to provide services during other types of emergencies, such as pandemics and terrorist attacks. The rule is unusual in that it has provisions for 17 different provider types, among them those that patients rely on to live at home, like outpatient surgery sites, physical therapy offices and home health care agencies. The rule “will make it more likely that facilities will be able to stay open and able to care for patients, and if they need to close or stop work temporarily, get back up and able to care for patients quickly,” said Dr. Nicole Lurie, the assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the Department of Health and Human Services. ”The need for patient care doesn’t stop because streets are flooded or trees are down. In fact disasters often increase the need for health care services.” Although the majority of organizations have had to adhere to at least some emergency preparedness requirements for accreditation, others were not subject to any, including hundreds of residential psychiatric facilities, nearly 200 community mental health centers, dozens of organ procurement organizations and nearly 4,000 outpatient hospices, which treat patients with limited life expectancies. “It’s going to have a big impact on these facilities,” said Emily Lord, the executive director of Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit focused on preparedness that provided feedback to the government on the implications of the rule,” in an article in the New York Times. Some feel the requirements under the new rule will be difficult for smaller facilities. Barbara B. Citarella, president of health care consulting group RBC Limited, was cited in the Times article as saying: ‘My concern is that compliance for some providers, especially home care and hospice, will be financially impossible.” The new as it relates to Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers specifically requires the following: 1. Emergency plan: Based on a risk assessment, develop an emergency plan using an all-hazards approach focusing on capacities and capabilities critical to preparedness for a full spectrum of emergencies or disasters specific to the location of a provider or supplier. 2. Policies and procedures: Develop and implement policies and procedures based on the plan and risk assessment. 3. Communication plan: Develop and maintain a communication plan that complies with both federal and state law. Patient care must be well coordinated within the facility, across health care providers, and with state and local public health departments and emergency systems. 4. Training and testing program: Develop and maintain training and testing programs, including initial and annual training, and conduct drills and exercises or participate in an actual incident that tests the plan. These standards, according to the CMS, are adjusted to reflect the characteristics of each type of provider and supplier. For example: outpatient providers and suppliers such as ambulatory surgical centers and end-stage renal disease facilities will not be required to have policies and procedures for provision of subsistence needs. Hospitals, critical access hospitals, and long-term care facilities will be required to install and maintain emergency and standby power systems based on their emergency plan. Caitlin Morgan specializes in insuring long-term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities and home health care agencies. We can help you put together a robust insurance solution for these providers as well as assist in developing business continuity programs that include disaster planning. This is particularly critical in light of the new CMS rule that will affect Medicare and Medicaid participating providers. For more information about our products and services, please contact us at 877.226.1027. http://www.caitlin-morgan.com/new-disaster-preparedness-rule-affects-nursing-homes-home-healthcare/
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Hospital emergency plans
Around 100 staff from Royal Berkshire Hospital put their emergency planning into place in preparation for a major incident. www.getreading.co.uk
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PrepTalk: Dr. Sheri Fink -  Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response
In her PrepTalk, Dr. Fink shares two real-world case studies that demonstrate the value of situational awareness, the complexities of prioritizing limited resources, and the importance of ensuring systems can effectively support operational decisions. Dive in deeper with the discussion guide and all of our PrepTalks at fema.gov/preptalks
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2010 NICU Disaster Preparedness Drill at LLUMC and CH
On November 18, 2010 Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital participated in the 2010 California Statewide Medical & Health Functional Exercise in conjunction with San Bernardino County Department of Public Health Preparedness and Response Program & Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency. The scenario involved the threat of an improvised explosive devise, though there is no threat of chemical, biological or nuclear agents. Hospitals were included as potential targets.
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Emergency Preparedness for the ICU
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Disaster management for orthopaedic surgeons
Lecture on disaster management for orthopaedic surgeons. Video lecture with narrations and live annotations from OrthoClips.com
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Bethesda Hospitals Emergency Preparedness Partnership (BHEPP)
The (BHEPP) is recognized as a national model of committed, qualified, and coordinated response in the event of a local, regional, or national emergency.
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The Campaign for Newport Hospital: Emergency Department Expansion
The Emergency Department (ED) is Newport Hospital’s front door. We’re here for you and your neighbors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to care for everything from a bee sting to cardiac arrest. https://giving.lifespan.org/Newport/beyond-the-building-growing-capacity
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Disaster Preparedness at University of Colorado Hospital
http://www.teletracking.com/success/testimonials.html Paige Patterson, RN Hospital Manager University of Colorado Hospital ====== Go Live The very first day, this program was worth every penny of it. All of a sudden we saw all of these brown rooms and we said, "Those are all dirty beds and how come those aren't being cleaned?" We knew that we were waiting on beds being cleaned, but the visual of Teletracking showing us all of those dirty beds at the same timeŠ We immediately regrouped with EVS to come up with a better plan to clean in the afternoon. That was our huge eye-opener. We knew that we had bad cleaning issues, but we didn't realize that we had dirty beds at one time that were unclean. Our capacity issues have been, to us, it seems extreme. I can't imagine trying to keep track of 60 people who are looking for a bed at 8 o'clock in the morning without having the automated Teletracking system and being able to know where they are exactly in the hospital. Aurora Shootings It was very chaotic at the site and there were a lot of police officers at the site in their cars waiting for ambulances to come. The police officers loaded up their cars and they brought 22 patients to our hospital via police car. And they all showed up in the ambulance bay and the staff went running out with gurneys to put their patients on there. It was very chaotic in the beginning because there were so many people in the E.D. at that time. I was called at 2 o'clock and came in at 2:30 and by that time they had a plan in place of what was needing to happen and how many critical patients needed to go to the O.R. and how many I.C.U. beds we needed to create. Teletracking helped us, enabled us, to move it on screen so that we could keep track of who the patients were and put it in a spreadsheet and send it off to the City. And that's what we used for weeks on end to keep track of these patients while they were here. The fact Teletracking allowed us to identify who the patients were was huge. Because I had the whole patient profile in there it allowed me to know what was going on with that patient and when that patient's diagnosis changed, when the care of that patient changed, we were able to track that, too. Teletracking & Epic Care delivery using both Epic and Teletracking has been improved because we're able to track those patients in the hospital easier. The preplanning that Teletracking allows us to have is critical. The staff have gotten very comfortable using both Epic and Teletracking to keep us informed of what's going on in their unit. We had some serious issues in the beginning because we didn't really know how to use both systems. And we put out the "I Need Help" Flyer and Teletracking came to our rescue big-time. We could not have done it without the Teletracking Support. Teletracking Support has been available 24/7 for us. Everyone we talk to at Teletracking when we need help has been absolutely positive and very supportive. And when they tell me that it's because I didn't click this, I clicked that, and I feel like, "Oh, I shouldn't have bothered with a call," they say, "No, that's why we're here." Reports I like the custom reporting. We've captured a lot of data related to discharge time of day, the census time of day. We were collecting data because we wanted to find out how come on certain days our O.R.s were busier than another day. So we collected the average admissions from the O.R. versus the Access and then versus Emergency Department day by day and almost hour by hour, so we could track what we were doing. Where our patients were all coming from at any time of day, and it helped the O.R. then go back and rework their schedule so not in all one day would we get 18 orthopedic admissions, they would spread them out. The OR has, they looked at our numbers and saw that we were very lean on a Wednesday and very heavy on a Thursday and very light on a Friday so then they branched it out and they said to orthopedics in particular, "you can have days Monday, Tuesday and Friday" and  so their people are coming and going as they recover from their surgeries in a timely manner.
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Medinisrael 2013- Mass Casualty & Emergency Preparedness
Moderator: Mr. Marian Cohen, President, Mer Group Dr. Chezy Levy, CEO and Medical Director, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, affiliated to the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Israel Prof. Daniele Gui, Director of Surgical Emergency Unit, Policlinico A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy Dr. Bruria Adini, Researcher, The Leon and Matilda Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Israel Dr. Pairoj Kruekarnchana, Board Committee Member of the ASEAN Society of Emergency Medicine, Head of Department of Emergency Medicine and Narenthorn EMS Center, Thailand Lt. Gen Kuldip Raj Salgotra, Deputy Chief of Integrated Staff, Armed Forces of India
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Pediatric Trauma 2014 Video 4 - MCI - Disaster Management: Actual Hospital Response
Mass Casualty Incidents - Disaster Management, Actual Hospital Response: "What really happens?" Dr. Margaret Knudson discusses what really happened in her hospital after the San Francisco Aviation Disaster. Specialty: General Surgery, Location: California
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ER Disaster Drill
Disaster preparedness drill -- In case of hurricane, flood, hazardous materials accident, or other incidents, West Florida Healthcare in is trained and practiced in handling the high volume and special needs these situations can create. - West Florida Hospital, Pensacola, Florida
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Chattanooga hospitals talk emergency preparedness
In the aftermath of the Las Vegas tragedy, Channel 3 visited our local emergency rooms to learn how they prepare for these worst-case scenarios.
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Medical Emergency Response Team GCC
Medical Emergency Response Plan ( MERP) GCC
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Active Shooter Drill - Memorial Regional Hospital
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Memorial Regional Hospital’s Trauma Center set the stage for a drill involving an active shooter scenario on Thursday September 1. The hospital simulated an incoming call via med-com from Broward County 911 dispatch describing a post active shooter event in which 25 victims shot with a large caliber rifle were in need of immediate stabilization and transport to the nearest Level-I Trauma Center – Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Center. Within minutes first responders from Hollywood, Hallandale, Broward Sherriff’s Office, Miramar and Davie brought the injured victims to the emergency room where trauma physicians, surgeons, nurses focused on the aftermath and treatment of patients. As part of the drill, family reunification procedures at the hospital also took place. The drill served as a learning environment allowing emergency agencies the ability to activate emergency response plans, policies and procedures and work collaboratively. Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the country. It is a national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction and is ranked on Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Its facilities include Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor nursing home. For more information, visit mhs.net.
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7 Emergency Management things to know
My list of seven important emergency management things you should know. This list is targeted towards health care - emergency medical services, nurses, and hospital staff.
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Created in the 1950s, this animated film describes the Civil Defense Emergency Hospitals, later renamed Civil Defense Packaged Disaster Hospitals. These were 200 bed mobile hospitals based on the military's Mobile Army Surgeons Hospitals or MASH units. The CD hospitals were equipped with supplies for 30 days of operations. In June 1956, the Federal Civil Defense Authority announced a new program for distribution of civil defense emergency hospitals. The objective was to store these 200-bed hospitals at strategic points throughout the country in or near facilities which could be converted to hospital use in an emergency. The plan was designed for the safe permanent storage of a hospital in unopened orginal containers at or near the place of eventual usage where it could be unpacked and put into operation with a minimum of delay in event of an emergency. Storage sites were to be not closer than 15 miles to a Critical Target Area nor farther than 50 miles from the area to be supported. At least 15,000 square feet of acceptable space would have to be available for hospital operations. Actual storage space required for the packaged hospital was slightly over 1,800 cubic feet. The plan was to be implemented through formal agreements with the States. Each State could obtain one or several of these hospitals for storage within its borders by signing an agreement with FCDA under which the State accepted responsibility for adequate custodial, maintenance, and protective care according to established criteria. All aquisition and delivery costs were borne by the Federal Government. Subsequent costs for storage, care, and protection were borne by the State. Packaged Disaster Hospitals supported Civil Defense and provided medical facilities capable of surviving the destruction of hospitals during a nuclear exchange. In 1953 the Federal Civil Defense Agency began development of a field hospital that could be deployed nationwide. Modeled on the Army's Mobile Surgical Hospital, a 200-bed prototype known as the Civil Defense Emergency Hospital was constructed. Because the Army hospitals were equipped with equipment not necessary for civilian purposes, the Civil Defense Emergency Hospital design was refined further into a facility with durable equipment as a Packaged Disaster Hospital. Originally designed to operate for a few days, the package was expanded to operate independently for 30 days to compensate for limited mobility of the survivors and reduced transportation capabilities. From 1953 to 1957, the Federal Civil Defense Agency acquired 1800 hospitals. Although transferred to the U.S. Public Health Service in 1961, there was no loss in the program's tempo, as 750 additional facilities were purchased and deployed. Each Packaged Disaster Hospital set weighed approximately 45,000 pounds and required 7,500 cubic feet of storage space. Assembly required 120 person-hours. The hospital included 12 functioning units: pharmacy, hospital supplies/equipment, surgical supplies/equipment, IV solutions/supplies, dental supplies, X-ray, hospital records/office supplies, water supplies, electrical supplies/equipment, maintenance/housekeeping supplies. Supplies ranged from antibiotics, gurneys, and centrifuges to blankets, sheets, and surgical gloves. Narcotics and surgical scrubs were omitted from the package. The Packaged Disaster Hospital also had an ax, hammers, screwdrivers, picks, and shovels. An extensive set of reference materials published by the U.S. Public Health Service was also available, ranging from manuals describing the facility set-up to assembling and installing specialized equipment. The equipment was supported by a comprehensive training program with texts, lesson plans, lecture formats, and a 27.5 minute film. The last Packaged Disaster Hospital set was assembled in 1962. At the program's zenith, over 2500 hospitals were deployed throughout the United States. The facilities were well dispersed; even rural states such as Alabama had 53 facilities and Arkansas had 18. The concept was also adopted in Canada, where at least 24 similarly equipped packages were assembled. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example like: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
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12/05/18 - Emergency Management and Planning [PHP Seminar Series]
Video Segments (Click on a timestamp to navigate between segments) 02:32 - Introduction 05:05 - Emergency Management Cycle 06:15 - Finding the balance in protective planning 07:34 - Mitigation/Planning 07:40 - Internal Planning 08:04 - Marathon Planning Department Checklists 08:30 - Multiagency Planning 10:22 - MDU Tabletop Simulation Boards 12:13 - What current threats do we face? 13:53 - Behavioral awareness training 14:32 - Campus security/Facility access control 16:28 - Campus protective measures 19:29 - NWH Decontamination Emergency Response Team (DERT) 20:18 - Agroterrorism Mitigation 21:50 - Route Security 23:06 - Response 23:13 - Emergency Operations Center 24:17 - Multiagency Marathon Communications Plan 26:25 - The Boston Marathon, Monday, April 15, 2013 29:32 - Hospital Response 35:10 - Recovery 36:00 - What if... 36:40 - Mass casualty considerations 38:45 - Disaster Plan vs MCI plan 41:55 - Days Following the Bombing 43:55 - The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Special Report March 2014 (http://sites.jbjs.org/ittakesateam/2014/report.pdf) 47:50 - Q&A ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Presenter: Charlotte Palmer Roy, MHS This presentation will focus on strategies and issues to consider when planning for large-scale events in our complex world. Our efforts around protection, and planning need to evolve given our ever-changing homeland security threats. The strategies covered reflect changes made to Boston Marathon planning efforts since 2013, but may be applicable to any large-scale planned event. These will include evaluating current homeland security risks, identification of critical infrastructures based on the planned event, potential targets based on the event, community involvement, communication plans, food security, behavioral awareness training and considerations for mass casualty trauma response. We will also review some of the complicating factors in responding to a shelter in place event that we experienced after the 2013 bombings.
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Local healthcare teams discuss emergency response preparedness
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Patients who survived the nightclub shooting in Orlando thanked emergency responders Tuesday. The massacre brings up the question of how prepared we would be here in the Tri-State for a similar disaster. Emergency medicine specialists at Bethesda North Hospital are part of the Tri-State team trained to respond should we have a disaster like Orlando. They say we are ready. On the worst of days, they are prepared to do what they do best. As the victims of the Orlando shootings quietly spoke out at this hospital news conference Tuesday, Randy Johann was quietly meeting with dozens members of his emergency management team here in the Tri-State. "We were talking this morning about the Orlando event and if it happened in Cincinnati, and how would it be different here?" Johann said. It would be different, he says, because since the lives lost in the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire, many members of this team have been holding disaster drills everywhere from airports to ballparks so they would know how to respond to a mass casualty, starting on scene. "The EMS commanders on the scene evaluate the number of victims on the scene and triage them according to their severity," Johann said. "What makes us unique, however, is that patients here would not all come to just this TriHealth emergency room, but they would be transported all around the region." While most Orlando victims were transported to one hospital, they would go to several hospitals here. "The worst patients are going to go to a level one trauma center, which are University Hospital and Children's Hospital. The level three hospitals are Bethesda North and UC West Chester," he said. That would allow for quick care and quick evaluation when they arrive at those hospitals. Some of the hospitals now also have mini emergency rooms inside the ambulances. Those too could make a difference in getting patients quick care and saving lives.
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WHO: Make hospitals safe in emergencies
When disasters and wars strike, hospitals need to be safe havens for patients, staff and communities. But, if hospitals are not built safely or cannot work properly, they can make a tragic situation even worse. Find out why the World Health Organization is dedicating World Health Day 2009 to making hospitals safe in emergencies. This WHO film investigates how emergencies impact on life saving health services when people need them the most. Proper design and construction, emergency planning,as well as training of health workers are among the priorities for all countries to make hospitals safe in emergencies and save lives. For more information: http://www.who.int/world-health-day/2009/en/
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Pediatric Trauma 2014 Video 2 - Mass Casualty Incidents - Disaster Management: Hospital Preparation
Mass Casualty Incidents - Hospital Preparation for Disaster Management: "What preparation is necessary to respond?" by Lenworth Jacobs, MD. Specialty: General Surgery, Location: Connecticut
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First Aid Fail - The Office US
Michael Scott is performing first aid techniques when the office suddenly breaks in to 'Staying Alive' by The Bee Gees. Watch The Office US on Google Play: https://goo.gl/zV92hg & iTunes https://goo.gl/qbYX3Y Subscribe // http://bit.ly/subOfficeUS Watch The Office Season 5 Episode 14 & 15 - 'Stress Relief' on Google Play now: https://goo.gl/jqvk1j Welcome to the official YouTube channel for The Office US. Home to all of the official clips from the series, the funniest moments, pranks and fails. Think we should feature your favourite episode? Let us know in the comments! FB : https://www.facebook.com/theofficenbc Twitter : https://twitter.com/theofficenbc Website : http://www.nbc.com/the-office -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Why not watch "All Life is Sex // The Office US" ➨ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCZ4xk8Xojc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Prepare for the DIsaster that Will Happen to You
Sometimes we find ourselves playing a game of “what if” in the world of homesteading and prepping. What if the grid went down? What if there was another world war? What if there was a pandemic? These games of what if can be a fun mental exercise. But the reality is that these disasters will probably not ever happen to us. BUT… That does not mean we will not experience disasters in our life. We absolutely will experience disasters. The disasters that will happen to us may not harm as many people as a WWIII or Global Pandemic. But they have the same ability to ruin our own life, and maybe those around us. What is the disaster that WILL happen to you? It could be… A loss of a Job A Health emergency (You or a loved one) A local natural disaster (depending on where you live) These disasters actually happen all the time, and to all of us. The truth is that someday you or a close loved one will absolutely experience one of these 3 disasters, if not all of them. Are you ready? Not for the Zombies or Plagues… But for the day your handed a pink slip? The day your child is rushed to the Emergency Room? The day you need to evacuate from an approaching hurricane? This week our family experienced an emergency. My 8 month old was rushed to the emergency room, and hours later to a second hospital for an emergency surgery. All this, at the same time a major blizzard was headed our way. We learned some very real lessons on Emergency Preparedness, and we want to share them with you. Join us for a discussion about prepping for the disasters that WILL happen to you, and learn all about Family Emergency Planning, Go Bags, and Basic Preparedness. We will tell our story, and then be joined by J.J. Johnson from the popular Youtube Channel Reality Survival https://www.youtube.com/user/RealitySurvival to discuss how to get the basic preparedness covered for the disaster that will happen to you. Go to Listen and Chat This Tuesday 9pm/Est. 6pm/Pt Visit Homesteady… See all we do at www.thisishomesteady.com Get access to the Pioneers Only library by becoming a Homesteady Pioneer HERE! https://www.thisishomesteady.com/head-west-become-pioneer/
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This video was produced to remind individuals of the "do's and don'ts" of reaction if a fire occurs in a hospital setting. Examples from real incidents were used to make education points with addition of humor to promote teamwork with rapid and safe responses to an unexpected emergency situation.
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classification of emergency cases in a disaster
Hospital response to Disaster - part 1
HHS Emergency Response: Haiti
In the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January, HHS responded with emergency medical supplies and treatment for the people of the island nation as part of a larger coordinated response. Since that time, the HHS medical response efforts have moved from focusing on emergency acute care for those harmed in the earthquake to focusing on helping the people of Haiti rebuild their medical infrastructure, increase their capacity to prevent the spread of communicable diseases and secure the processes needed to ensure those who were injured can receive ongoing rehabilitative care. More about HHS role in the Haiti response at http://www.hhs.gov/haiti U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: http://www.hhs.gov/web/socialmedia/policies/comment-policy.html
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West Valley Hospital staff take part in disaster drill
Workers at West Valley Hospital in Dallas teamed up to quickly respond to a simulated large-scale emergency during a recent disaster drill. "The only way for us to know how well our plans are put together and our ability to respond to an actual incident is to practice and be involved in drills," said Pam Cortez, RN, director of clinical operations at West Valley Hospital. On May 1, 2012, the team not only put together a triage tent outside — but also a set up a command center inside the hospital to lead the response and communication. A bus soon arrived with mock patients from the Oregon Army National Guard, simulating a wave of incoming injured patients from a mock tornado disaster near Salem. The drill also tested Salem Health's overall response with coordinating care between its hospitals in Salem and Dallas. Seriously hurt patients were sent to Salem Hospital, while those with lesser injuries were routed to West Valley Hospital. West Valley Hospital is Polk County's only hospital, and its emergency department treats around 13,000 patients every year. The hospital has two operating rooms. "We were able to cancel any further cases today and be ready and be on stand-by for surgery, if needed," said Cortez. Staff treated some of the mock patients in the triage tent — while others were sent inside the hospital for further treatment, like a soldier who claimed he got hit by a falling utility wire. "I was just a casualty and I had a head injury," said Holly Reynolds, who played the role of an injured patient "It all went pretty well. The doctors did a great job to make sure we were all okay." "What this drill did is give us an influx of patients with higher needs — needs for imaging, needs for laboratory testing, needs for acute treatment and getting them moved out of the system to be able to allow more patients to come in," said Cortez. "The team was able to come together to be ready to receive the patients, and everyone was willing to take whatever role was assigned to them from the incident command," said Cortez. "I'm very, very proud of the response of the facility," said Cortez. "Our community needs to be able to count on us to be here and be prepared, and this drill has really helped us."
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Emergency Response Team Hospital Taiping
Fire drill on 27.11.2018
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Contingency plans for Saint Judes
The Ministry of Health has announced contingency plans in light of the closure of the Saint Judes Hospital. They pertain to emergency and out-patient care that would have been carried out at the Vieux-Fort Hospital. The Head of the Bureau of Health Education has called on Saint Lucians to access their community health centres and to take emergency cases to the Victoria Hospital. The Saint Judes Hospital is expected to remain closed for at least another couple of weeks.
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Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning and Doffing
Developed in conjunction with The Nebraska Medical Center following guidelines provided by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Proper use of Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) describes the correct donning and doffing sequences of recommended equipment. This video is one part of a three part Interactive Learning Module (ILM) available on the HEROES website. ++ About UNMC's HEROES Project ++ HEROES - Healthcare and Emergency Responder Organization Education through Simulation - provides Emergency Preparedness education and training for healthcare providers and students across the state of Nebraska. We have an interdisciplinary approach to preparedness for Biological, Chemical, Radiological and Natural disaster emergencies. Spearheaded by the UNMC College of Nursing, we collaborate with the College of Medicine, School of Allied Health Professions and the Center for Preparedness Education (http://www.preped.org). The project’s goal is to simulate potential emergency and public health threats for students and practicing health professionals. Simulation is a safe place to reduce anxiety, promote learning and maintain competence in emergency response skills. Funded through a University of Nebraska programs of Excellence Grant, HEROES provides education through it’s website - http://www.unmcheroes.org - and Mobile Simulation Unit. Since 2005 the HEROES project has traveled more than 40,000 miles to work with healthcare and emergency response providers and educators across the state. UNMC HEROES on the Web: http://www.unmcheroes.org on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/unmcheroes on Twitter: https://twitter.com/unmcheroes on Google+: https://plus.google.com/112360762728682580215/
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This 1957 black and white film explains setting up improvised emergency hospitals during a crisis. “Lease of Life – The Civil Defense Improvised Emergency Hospital” is by Major Films for the New York State Civil Defense Commission, Office of Medical Defense, Office of Public Health Education, Herman E. Hilleboe, M.D. Commissioner. The film begins with a rotating radar antenna scanning the sky for enemy aircraft with nuclear weapons. A man watches the scan on a screen. Men and women wearing Civil Defense armbands wear headsets (:20-1:00). Stretchers are unloaded at a hospital (1:38-1:52); but in the event of an attack, additional temporary hospitals are needed. The four essentials are diagrammed: a building, supplies and equipment, people, and a plan, shown as the “Manual on Establishing the Improvised Emergency Hospital” (2:53-3:33). Children dressed in 1950s clothing walk out of school past school buses (3:34-3:45). A room full of supplies and equipment is one of 200 stockpiled by New York (3:46-4:08). People are needed: Shown is a doctor performing surgery in a warehouse, a man wearing a Civil Defense Medical armband takes a man’s temperature, and two women work on a medical machine (4:09-4:42). The divisions and section of an improvised emergency hospital are diagrammed. (4:43-5:10). The Surgical Division should be set up first. The triage section, located in a hallway, shows people on litter cots. The doctor assesses who should be treated first (5:11-6:00). Critical patients are taken to the shock room to be prepped for surgery and post-op. Shown are oxygen therapy equipment, a gastric suction pump, a tracheotomy set up, and a hand-operated suction apparatus. Drugs are also available (6:01-7:10). The operating room is immediately set up with tables and lights, and the implements sterilized. Various sets of medical instruments and medical equipment are shown (7:11-8:40). Electrical equipment includes operating lights, suction and pressure apparatus, and the electro-surgical units. A portable electric distribution system provides power from the generator (8:41-9:09). A diagram is shown of the operating room layout and the stockroom (9:10-10:02). Portable gasoline stoves provide heated water (10:03-10:18). The Ward-Treatment Division is diagrammed. Litter cots can be stacked three high if needed (10:19-11:20). The complete diagram is shown (11:21-11:40). Minor treatment surgical instruments are shown (11:41-12:12). The Technical Services Division is diagrammed (12:54-13:08). Instruments are sterilized by hand, using portable autoclaves operated by gasoline stoves, and boiling water sterilizers (13:09-14:15). Two types of x-ray services will be available: a portable fluoroscope and a z-ray, a mobile zero radiography unit, shown pulled by a Buick Roadmaster Sedan and in use (14:16-15:39). Laboratory jars and blood collection tubes are shown (15:40-15:55). The Administrative Services Division is diagrammed (15:56-17:09). A pharmacy maintains the drugs inventory (17:10-17:35). Buildings designated to become temporary hospitals are assessed in advance. Sample floor plans are created, diagrammed, and posted. The example is a school being used (18:08-20:52). All boxes are labeled for ease of unloading and placing in the designated rooms. Instructions are packed with the equipment (20:52-23:15). Civilians receive civil defense emergency hospital training (24:13-24:50). We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
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Surgeons call for change in mass casualty response
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Dr. Lenworth Jacobs, a regent of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and vice president of academic affairs at Hartford Hospital, was called to examine the autopsies of the victims. What he saw affected him so profoundly that he asked the ACS how surgeons might help communities to respond to such chaotic tragedies, and minimize the enormous loss of life that occurs. The result is the Hartford Consensus, a document created by members of the ACS, the FBI, and various law enforcement and military organizations that calls for a new paradigm in emergency response.
Orthopedic Emergencies Ad -- Doctors Hospital
When a medical emergency happens, you want to be taken to Doctors Hospital. Visit our website to learn why: http://doctors-hospital.net/our-services/emergency-care.dot
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Yashoda Hospital, Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad, Stroke Management and Thrombolysis Demo by Neuro Team
Demonstration of emergency preparedness for Stroke patient and Thrombolysis treatment with quick response...An attempt by Team Neuro Yashoda Hospital under the lead role by Dr Rakesh Kumar, Neurologist
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Disaster Substance Abuse Services: Planning and Preparedness
This podcast helps disaster substance abuse coordinators and others who work with people who have substance abuse issues understand the importance of disaster planning and preparedness. Visit SAMHSA DTAC to learn more about resources dedicated to disaster behavioral health: http://beta.samhsa.gov/dtac
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Beyond 911: A Campaign to Expand Emergency Care at Providence Seaside Hospital
Learn more about Beyond 911 here: https://oregon.providence.org/our-services/p/providence-seaside-hospital-foundation/beyond-911/ Each year, thousands of people count on the emergency department at Providence Seaside Hospital. After calling 911, they trust its outstanding personnel for lifesaving care. But the current emergency facilities, constructed nearly 50 years ago and last updated in the early 1990s, are small, outdated, and poorly configured to provide patients and families with security and privacy. With your support, Beyond 911 will raise $1.5 million toward a $5 million plan to create facilities that support emergency care that patients and their loved ones can count on for years to come. More
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Medical Emergency Response Facility (MERF)
Charlie's Horse provides a rapidly deployable Medical Emergency Response Facility (MERF). The unique design allows mobility and modularity to quickly deploy, set up and administer live saving surgical interventions as well as continued patient care until evacuation can be coordinated. The design of the MERF provides the flexibility to maintain a high level of care with a minimal footprint, thereby reducing the logistics involved with the current configuration of current forward surgical systems. More information at www.charlieshorse.com
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emergency management of fractures
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code yellow
Hi! Everyone This is a Documentary film on External Disaster code yellow in NABH . Starring Dr.Hemant Sharma and team.
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Greenville Health System Ebola response plan
Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Health System (GHS) has developed detailed plans to help manage Ebola patients both at GHS hospitals and throughout the Upstate as part of a statewide Ebola regional referral system. More details about the regional system are expected to be released later this week. “While the likelihood of an Ebola patient coming to GHS is very small, hospitals must be prepared for everything – including Ebola,” said Angelo Sinopoli, M.D., Greenville Health System’s vice president of clinical integration and its chief medical officer. “As an academic health center, GHS brings unique expertise in everything from infectious-disease management to advanced-care nursing and laboratory diagnostics. And being a community leader means meeting the community’s needs. We stand ready to do that.” Far-reaching protocols, preparation and training also mean that safeguards are in place to ensure that GHS is able to provide sequestered state-of-the-art care to those patients while continuing to care for patients in its emergency departments, physician offices and all hospitals, he said. Extensive protocols in place GHS already had extensive protocols in place to safely treat patients with communicable infectious diseases such as Ebola, but those protocols were significantly strengthened in the wake of additional guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and peer hospitals. GHS staff who volunteered to provide intensive care to Ebola patients are already receiving additional safety training on the use of special personal protective equipment (PPE) that is beyond CDC-recommended levels. Staff throughout GHS who may be first point-of-contacts with less-ill patients are also receiving additional information on utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment.
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Answering the Call to Action: Response to the Haiti Earthquake of January 12, 2010
Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief Children's Hospital Los Angeles Professor and Vice Dream Medical Education Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California
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Trinidad and Tobago Diamond Standard: Tobago Emergency Management Agency.
Eleven (11) services which achieved the highest standards of excellence in service delivery were recognized and honored at the inaugural Trinidad and Tobago Diamond Standard (TTDS) Awards Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Public Administration (MPA) on Wednesday 21 January 2015 at Queen’s Hall. The services are: • The Case Management System, Family Court, Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago • IT Literacy and Community ‘Walk-In’ Programme, Tobago Information Technology Ltd • Naparima College, Ministry of Education • The Outpatient Clinic, Scarborough General Hospital, Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) • Reference and Outreach Department, National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago • Sangre Grande Accident and Emergency, Sangre Grande Hospital, Eastern Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) • Tobago Emergency Management Agency. • Trade Licence Unit, Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications • TTBizlink, Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications. • Water Taxi, National Infrastructure Development Company Ltd • Women’s Health Clinic, St. James Medical Complex, North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA). The Diamond Standard is the National Standard for Excellence in Citizen Service in the Public Service of Trinidad and Tobago. Congratulating them on their achievement, Prime Minister, The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, emphasized that “the Public Sector is the implementation arm of the Government and if it does not serve, we cannot serve. You are the ones who hold the influence to make it easier for support to reach people, for businesses to achieve efficiency, for young professionals to grow and indeed, for our desire for growth and development to be achieved. Your successes to date prove that change is not only possible, but that it is a process in motion.” Thirty- four (34) services were involved from the start of the programme in June 2013 however only twenty of these services registered to be assessed for the Diamond Standard Certification. Minister of Public Administration, the Honourable Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan honoured the accomplishments of all the services who participated in the programme saying, “There was great buy-in from all levels of staff striving for the Diamond Standard in their operations, as well as from the members of the public accessing those services. This ceremony is a tangible way of recognizing the important contributions”
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Stanford Team Ready to Mobilize for Disaster Relief
As Bob Norris, MD, attended to victims of last year's devastating earthquake in Haiti, he was vexed by a question: What if he and his team had been able to get there even a day or two earlier? "The more quickly injured people receive care, the more likely they are to survive," said Norris, chief of Emergency Medicine at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Thus was born the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response. Its acronym, SEMPER, is Latin for "always." The group serves several functions. Foremost is to quickly provide emergency medicine to acutely and severely injured victims of a disaster. To this end, the program holds regular classes in disaster medicine for its members. It also plans to conduct research into the practice of medicine in disaster situations. Read more about SEMPER in the Philippines: http://stanfordhealthcare.org/health-care-professionals/referring-physicians/access-newsletter/spring-2014/semper-team-in-the-philippines.html Visit: http://stanfordhealthcare.org/
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Coordinating Trauma Care to Save Lives
Bridgeport Hospital is a regional Trauma Center and is part of southern Connecticut’s only state-designated regional center for emergency preparedness and disaster response. The hospital’s expert burn and trauma surgeons—supported around the clock by physicians in more than 70 medical and surgical specialties, including Anesthesia and Pain Management, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Wound Care and Rehabilitative Medicine—can quickly assess a patient’s injuries and develop the most appropriate course of care. Learn more about our Trauma and Burn care: https://www.bridgeporthospital.org/services/trauma-burn.aspx 126 132
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Planning for Medical Emergency
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