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REGULATORY

REG109 - Hazardous Weather and Internal Disaster Preparedness (1.0 HR)

 

Purpose: To educate and inform staff about general guidelines to follow during internal disaster situations at healthcare facilities. Objectives: 1. Discuss facility protocol in the event of an internal disaster situation; 2. Explore facility evacuation measures; 3. Differentiate between weather watch and weather warning situations; 4. Discuss safety measures utilized during a tornado warning; 5. Explore flooding situations and appropriate clean-up procedures; 6. Discuss hazards associated with ice storms; 7. Explore dangers associated with blizzard conditions; 8. Discuss earthquakes.