Advance the capabilities of your staff with mock exercises The Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit: Disaster Plans for All Hazards and Joint Commission Compliance helps you plan and conduct exercises for your healthcare organization so your staff members can respond fast and understand their responsibilities during an emergency. Evaluate your processes for every exercise or event using this go-to guide There is no exercise that is better than a real event. But planned exercises such as the ones found in Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit help you evaluate your organization's reaction to disaster events. Expert author Mary Russell, EdD, MSN, provides common critical processes that need to occur within hospitals for both sudden onset and anticipated disaster scenarios. You'll turn to this book and CD-ROM set for the tools you need to initiate, execute, and evaluate emergency exercises.
Mary Russell, EdD, MSN, is involved in a spectrum of emergency preparedness planning and response activities across local, county, regional, and state levels in Florida. Dr Russell’s experiences have included emergency responses to events such as a hospital explosion and fire resulting evacuation, major hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, chemical incidents, transportation-related mass casualty incidents, a terrorist attack involving anthrax, contamination of food and water supplies; and outbreaks of influenza, norovirus, and other biological agents, among other threats.