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Thu, Sep 26 8:00AM - Fri, Sep 27 4:00PM
Tema, TEMA
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Hospital Safety & Security Seminar
September 26th-27th, 2019
When your hospital accepts a patient, you not only take on the responsibility for treating them, you also accept the responsibility for their safety and security while they are in your care. A recent study by Leap Frog identified four major concerns for patients and family members when being admitted into the hospital.
·         Fear of the diagnoses
·         Not having time with the health care providers (physicians and nurses)
·         Being given the wrong medication
·         Having the wrong procedure performed
This Hospital Safety and Security seminar is a comprehensive two-day program designed to provide the administrator/safety/security personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to implement (or revise) an effective safety and security program. Topics covered (but not limited to):
·         Safe & Secure Hospital (patients, healthcare workers, violence, infant abductions; responsibilities; domains of health care quality, hospital hospitality)
·         Assessments (components of a hospital assessment, healthcare hazards, hazards by department, hazardous drugs, job hazard analysis)
·         Hazard Control (hierarchy of control, personal protective equipment, accident prevention signs, marking hazards)
·         Fire Prevention & Protection (fire chemistry, prevention, protection, life safety)
·         Environmental Issues (air quality, hazardous materials, medical waste, going green)
·         Health Issues (bloodborne pathogens, infection control, cough & sneeze etiquette, hazard communication, ergonomics, sanitation, foodborne illness)
·         Safety Issues (floor safety, ladders, confined spaces, electricity, gas cylinders, hand tools, power tools)
·         Patient Safety (common problems patients face in the hospital, patient handling)
·         Safety Inspections (types of inspections, documenting inspections)
·         Safety Training (importance of safety training, approaches to training, training success, conducting training, documenting training)
·         Motivation (Hawthorne effect, approaches to motivation, safety culture)
·         Monitoring for Safety (data collection, trends, data presentation)
·         Accident Investigation (why investigate, reporting accidents & incidents, planning to investigate, conducting an investigation, report writing)
·         Security (safety vs security, responsibilities, public contact, hospital security risks, safety related crisis issues, physical security, defensive weapons, lockdowns, hospital codes, drug abuse, child abuse, suicide awareness)
·         Life Safety (Heimlich, CPR, AED)
·         Disaster Preparedness (internal disasters, external disasters, disaster supplies)
Instructor: Adrian Estes, PhD, RN, RSP (over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare industry)
Venue: Tema-Ghana

Inova Professional Institute
Guaranty Trust Bank
Branch| Ashaiman
Acc No. 208112533111 

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