Hospital Hazards and Solutions Emergency Room

Introduction

Doctors, nurses, and staff who work in the emergency department of a hospital face many risks. The emergency room is open to anyone who comes in, including violent criminals, drug addicts, and any number of other individuals.

Because many patients have not yet been stabilized, and medical treatment occurs at a more rapid pace, accidents are more likely to happen in this fast-paced setting than some other medical treatment settings.

This course is geared towards an employee in the emergency room. Once you complete this training, you will have knowledge of the following topics:

  • dealing with hazardous chemicals
  • risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • warning signs of violence in the emergency room
  • measures to monitor violence
  • workplace stress
  • equipment hazards

Key Topics

  • Emergency Room Health Risks
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Latex Allergies
  • Tuberculosis
  • Workplace Violence
  • Warning Signs of Violence
  • Primary Reason for Hospital Violence
  • Measures to Manage Violence
  • Equipment Hazards
  • Terrorisms
  • Anthrax
  • Elements of a Hospital Emergency Response Plan

Target Audience
Employee