Emergency Management Working Group 12 May 2014. Please remember to silence your cell phone. Agenda. Bi-monthly Review 2014 EOP Refresh Red Book Mid-Year Update Workplace Violence Campaigns BERT Upcoming Training and Exercises GETS Cards. Bi-monthly Update. Gamma Knife Drill
Please remember to silence your cell phone.
Many of our patients are impacted by confusion, delirium, substance abuse/withdrawal, sleep deprivation, mental health exacerbations, or other conditions affecting sensorium.
Clenched jaw or fist
Once behavior escalates to levels that threaten the safety of the patient, other patients, staff, or visitors—decisive response is indicated.
This 1,2, 3 guide walks providers through steps for activation.
While definitions of unacceptable behavior and individual tolerance to acts of violence vary, it is essential we establish standardized behavioral “triggers” to help define a “behavioral emergency.”
This flyer has been adapted in two different versions to cover both in-patient and ambulatory settings.
Risk to self or others?
Protect self & others until help arrives
De-escalation in <3 minutes
May leave AMA
Steps for ECO
Notification & Escalation
Patient Management Conducted By
Incident Command: Nursing Supervisor, Nurse Manager, or Shift Manager