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Identify emergency protection areas and devices.

Definition

Identification of emergency protection areas should include
  • basic eye wash stations
  • decontamination rooms
  • isolation rooms.
Devices should include patient mobilization equipment.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is orientation so vital when starting any new job in a healthcare setting?
  • What emergency protection areas and devices are found in different types of healthcare settings?
  • Why are evacuation drills essential to the overall safety of staff and patients?
  • Why is it important for every staff member to know where all safety equipment and/or devices are located and how to use them?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

CH.1

The student will investigate and understand that experiments in which variables are measured, analyzed, and evaluated produce observations and verifiable data. Key concepts include
  1. designated laboratory techniques;
  2. safe use of chemicals and equipment;
  3. proper response to emergency situations;
  4. manipulation of multiple variables, using repeated trials;
  5. accurate recording, organization, and analysis of data through repeated trials;
  6. mathematical and procedural error analysis;
  7. mathematical manipulations including SI units, scientific notation, linear equations, graphing, ratio and proportion, significant digits, and dimensional analysis;
  8. use of appropriate technology including computers, graphing calculators, and probeware for gathering data, communicating results, and using simulations to model concepts;
  9. construction and defense of a scientific viewpoint; and
  10. the use of current applications to reinforce chemistry concepts.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.

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