Patient Decontamination Streaming on Demand by Efilm

Streaming Video
27 minutes
Last Updated

Course Description

This course explains the importance of hospital decontamination plans for large numbers of casualties in the event of a major terrorist, hazmat or natural catastrophe resulting in contaminated patients. Without a plan, hospitals risk contamination of staff, patients and the facility. This program, which follows the Joint Commission's accreditation standards for decontamination and emergency planning, outlines the process of quickly mobilizing a hospital decon team. It is ideal for training new decon teams as well as for refresher training.

Topics covered:

  • Decontamination techniques for ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients
  • Weather and modesty issues
  • Equipment and supplies needed
  • Integrating triage with decon
  • Post decon activities
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