Emergency, Disaster and Evacuation Management

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30m
Updated 03 Jul 2024 Certificate

Do you know a Code Blue from a Code Black? What should you do in the event of a Code Red? Understanding the different types of emergency codes is essential for ensuring your own safety, as well as the safety of your colleagues and patients. This training module will help familiarise you with the basics you need to know!

Content

6 Video Units • 13 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
Emergencies in Healthcare Settings and Facilities
2 Questions
Fires and Evacuation: Code Red and Code Orange
2 Questions
Internal and External Emergencies: MET Calls, Code Blue, Code Yellow and Code Brown
4 Questions
Security Risks: Code Grey, Code Black and Code Purple
3 Questions
Conclusion
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Recognise different types of emergencies and disasters that could occur in your workplace.

2

Understand what each of the emergency colour codes represents.

3

Respond and know what to expect during each type of emergency situation.

Who it's for:

All healthcare professionals and staff working in healthcare facilities and settings.

Topics

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Last updated03 Jul 2024

Published30 Jun 2024

Due for review29 Jun 2025
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