The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers this checklist to use as you review your orders of command succession, which is required for your emergency preparedness planning.

Use this tool to ensure fire drills don’t follow a predictable pattern.

Staff should start each shift by reviewing emergency department rooms designated for treatment of behavioral health patients to remove any items patients could use in a suicide attempt.

A short quiz on CMS’ emergency preparedness CoPs.

Presented by:
Lisa Pryse Terry, CHPA, CPP
Tony York, CPP, CHPA, MBA

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Chapter Leader’s Guide to Environment of Care, Second Edition breaks down The Joint Commission's Emergency Management requirements into easy-to-understand solutions to meet the challenges of these complex standards. 

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