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The Active Shooter Response Toolkit for Healthcare Workers

Accreditation Insider, May 23, 2017

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Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victims of shootings and being prepared in the event a shooting situation occurs at the hospital. In times of crisis, it is imperative that proper protocol is followed to minimize risk to workers and patients, and to end the situation as safely as possible. This is where The Active Shooter Response Toolkit for Healthcare Workers steps in to help. This electronic toolkit contains best practices, on-the-job advice, and tools that allow you to easily train your hospital staff—delivered to you in a fast and convenient electronic format.

This electronic toolkit will:
•    Help you prepare your staff for an active shooter situation
•    Provide an overview of the potential threat of active shooters in hospitals
•    Give you and your staff lots of tips about how to prepare a hospital facility to protect against an active shooter threat
•    Teach your staff how to recognize a potential shooter
•    Explain what to expect from first responders and how to help and preserve life during an active shooter incident
•    Outline a plan to quickly recover to help keep the facility open and operational
 

 



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