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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Hospital Accreditation: Emergency All-Hazardous Plan
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on 11/24/2020 10:00:00 AM
When you think about it, the worst time to think about emergency planning is when the risk of an emergency threatens your hospital. When you are called to respond to an emergency, hospital administration will be thankful they already formed an emergency…
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MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

Hospital Accreditation: You Want More Medication Error Reports - Really??
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on 11/10/2020 10:00:00 AM
"Too err is human....but to persevere in error is only the act of a fool". Most hospitals would be hard-pressed to admit that they would prefer that their medication error rate increase rather than decrease. However, that is exactly what will happen…
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GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

Hospital Accreditation: RCA and FMEA: What's the Difference?
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on 10/27/2020 10:00:00 AM
We all know working with the right tool can make all the difference. Although, there are numerous tools used in hospitals for managing risks and improving patient safety. This discussion will only focus on two tools commonly used: Root Cause Analysis (RCA)…
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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Hospital Accreditation: Essential Phases to an Emergency Preparedness Program
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on 10/13/2020 10:00:00 AM
You have just been promoted to a management position and you have been called into the directors’ office and find out you have been assigned additional responsibilities related to your new job. What surprises you is that you now have the responsibly…
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PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Emergency Eye Wash Stations
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on 9/29/2020 10:00:00 AM
Many organizations struggle with compliance to eye wash stations. I am here to help you with that. OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.151(c) states that emergency eye wash stations are required where an employee is at risk of exposure to a corrosive material…
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