The plan must address who is to perform specific duties during the recovery period. These people must be selected very carefully, alternates identified, and plans should be documented to train and test those individuals in the performance of their duties. * Review and update the current contingency plan for the hospital to ensure that it is flexible in order to respond to any type of internal or external disaster including nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorist threats. Update the current contingency plan to ensure that it outlines a chain of task delegation and communication to be activated by the upper level medical services supervisor on-site following notification from the administrator on call that emergency procedures are to be implemented (see Table A). * Conduct a business impact analysis to identify and prioritize critical systems, business processes, and components.
(Sauberman) The fire started spreading quickly, catching fire to drapery, decorations, and scenery flats. (Sauberman) When the fire began spreading into the audience, people became panicked. The actors on stage headed for the double doors at the back of the stage. (Alaspa 23) Once they opened the doors, cold air was able to get in, creating a giant fireball. (Alaspa 23) The fireball then flew over the audience on the main floor and turned the balcony into a death
Joint Commission has laid out a strategic and detailed set of expectations that hospitals and other healthcare organizations can use to ensure they are in compliance with health laws. At Nightingale we seem to be in compliance with a number of these standards. According to a recent periodic performance review we are in compliance with the Joint Commission standards in the Emergency Management requirement section. The EM develops a plan in case the facility has an emergency that includes the planning of activities of hospital administrators and leaders. This plan should include details that would identify what an emergency is, how it would be communicated to the staff, and what arrangements will be made for the facility.
We instantly were assisted by the other firefighters that were arriving. When the next engine company arrived on location the firefighters and I from Company 12 darted inside to put water on the areas that could not be accessed from the outside. Steadily more firefighters were arriving as more water was being placed onto the raging flames. As the flames roamed throughout the whole house the firefighters and I slowly had to evacuate the interior. Multiple hoses had been deployed and were whistling as the water flew through the nozzles.
“Determinants may be individual, relational or social, communal, or environmental which makes this focus of the investigation of causes and association analytical epidemiology” (Stanhope, 2012, p.256). Epidemiology helps explain factors that contribute to health and disease and the development of health promotion and disease prevention
SBARQ is a technique for communicating critical information that requires immediate attention and action concerning a patient’s condition and is especially important during handoff. Situation—What is going on with the patient? Background—What is the clinical background or context? Assessment—What do I think the problem is? Recommendation and Request—What would I do to correct it?
Three years ago, Anna’s dog Lucky, whom she had had for 16 years, was run over by a car and killed. Anna’s daughter reports that since that time Anna doesn’t do a thing for herself anymore. She has lost weight, rarely leaves her home, and just sits and talks about Lucky. Anna’s behavior would be considered maladaptive because: C: Her grief is interfering with her functioning. 2.
In the novel Like Water for Chocolates After two days of her birth her father died and her life is cursed by her mother, who is no more able to breast feed her and is busy mourning and worried about her responsibility to run the ranch rather than bother for her baby. She simply hands her away to the maid
She is eighty-four years old and along with other health issues, the dementia has become a major concern. When our family first noticed she was becoming more and more forgetful, we did not think that much about it. Then we saw that she she was forgetting to take her medication and forgetting where her car was parked. My aunts decided that it was not safe for her or for others on the road for her to be driving. As time passed, we noticed she was having difficulties in other areas as well.
Determine three patient safety issues that are being addressed by your health care organization. Identify the actions the organization is taking or identify three issues that you think need to be addressed by health care organizations. Make suggestion for actions to be taken. Support your responses with two peer-reviewed references. HLT 308V Week 4 DQ 2 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and The Joint Commission (TJC) have identified the necessity for health care organizations to have a risk management program to address infection control.