Emergency Preparedness Tool Kit

There are many types of emergencies/disasters that the perioperative team must be prepared for and these situations can happen at any time. This comprehensive tool kit will raise perioperative team members’ awareness of emergency/disaster situations and help to prepare them for an emergency/disaster event. Use these proactive tools to promote awareness, plan effective response strategies, and develop department-specific, evidence-based policies and procedures to protect perioperative patients and team members.

Components

  • Emergency Preparedness Tool Kit Faculty Disclosures 
  • Emergency Preparedness Disaster Plan Preparation Guide 
  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Online Resources 
  • Emergency Preparedness Bibliography  
  • Emergency Preparedness Instructions for Bibliography  


Webinars

  • Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane, Tornado, Bombing 
  • Preparing for Emergency: Disaster Impacts on Surgical Services

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