Recent statistics indicate the number of surgical fires reported in the U.S. is over 550 per year. This comprehensive tool kit will raise periOperative team members’ awareness of the inherent realities of surgical fires.
- Duties of Perioperative Team Members in a Fire (DOCX)
- Fire Drill Evaluation Tool (DOCX)
- Fire Drill Scenarios (DOC)
- Fire Risk Assessment Tool (DOC)
- Fire Risk Assessment Tool Instructions (PDF)
- Fire Safety Competency Tool (DOCX)
- Fire Safety Faculty disclosure (PPTX)
- Fire Safety Resources (PDF)
- How to Create an OR Fire Drill (PDF)
- Extinguishing a Fire (PPTX) – includes notes to user
- Fire Prevention in the Perioperative Setting (PPTX) – includes notes to user
- Fire: Team Responsibilities (PPTX) – includes notes to user
Christiana Care Health Services testimonial
Patient family members share their stories
Contact Hour Evaluation Form
You may earn 2.0 contact hours before March 1, 2017 by completing the online evaluation in the Fire Safety Tool Kit. All materials provided must be reviewed to obtain the 2.0 contact hours for this activity. Register Now
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