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September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Presented By: Anne E. Tournay, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine, Child Neurology, Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Healthcare workers are four times more likely to require time off work to recover from a violent workplace injury than a worker in the private sector. While hospital shootings are rare, they are increasing in frequency in line with active shooter incidents nationally.
This presentation, given by a physician who survived a mass shooting in a hospital, will outline issues faced by hospital staff who may encounter an active shooter.
- Describe the statistics regarding violent incidents in healthcare settings.
- Describe the warning signs of potential violence.
- Assess the ethical issues in an “active shooter” incident.
- Recall pre-planning and the details on how to survive an “active shooter’ incident.
- Define the strategies on how to communicate with law enforcement.
- Restate the components in hostage taking, and how to be a hostage.
- Summarize the strategies for dealing with the aftermath.