Learning Objectives by HC121001055939


									Chapter 66

After reading this chapter, the reader will be able to:

      Describe the principles of triage and systems available for prioritizing patient care.

      Discuss emergency care as a collaborative approach with patients, family, and care


      Identify the components of a hospital incident command system.

      Describe hospital operations plans, disaster preparedness, and the types of education

       and training for required personnel.

      Compare mass casualty incident to multiple patient events.

      Discuss recognition and management of patients with possible biological illnesses.

      Evaluate the injuries associated with explosions.

      Evaluate immediate stress reactions seen by disaster victims versus the long-term


      Discuss different types of isolation, HazMat levels, and decontamination procedures

       for contaminated or contagious patients.

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