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Emergency Care & Procedures - Chapter Summary
Expert instructors in this chapter offer an engaging overview of emergency care and procedures used in healthcare settings. Explore short and informative lessons to discover or refresh your existing knowledge of emergency care, disaster plans and fire safety. Upon completion of this chapter, you will have the ability to:
- List important steps to take during an emergency situation
- Describe various emergency and disaster response plans used in healthcare settings
- Share methods for fire prevention and safety used in healthcare settings
Each lesson in this chapter is accessible anytime using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. Choose the lessons you want to view and visit them as often as you'd like to fully grasp emergency care and procedures used in healthcare settings. Utilize the Dashboard to track your progress and submit any lesson topic questions to our experts. Before taking your test, be sure to assess your comprehension of this subject by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam.
1. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods
This lesson will teach you the first important steps you may need to take during an emergency situation and some basic but important life-saving techniques you can use during such an emergency.
2. Emergency & Disaster Response Plans in Healthcare Settings
This lesson gives insight to the disaster response process, the plan used in healthcare facilities, and the staff responsibilities for patients in their care. Knowing what to do in emergencies saves lives.
3. Fire Prevention & Safety in Healthcare Settings
Fire hazards exist in all healthcare settings, including hospitals, offices, and outpatient facilities. Read this lesson to learn how to appropriately prepare and respond to fires as a healthcare worker.
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