DHS warns health providers in southeast of potential effects of Hurricane Matthew

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Healthcare and Public Health Sector has issued a bulletin warning of potential impacts for health care providers in the southeastern U.S. that may be impacted by Hurricane Matthew, which is expected to potentially strike Florida’s Atlantic coast overnight. DHS warns... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tag: Emergency Preparedness

NIOSH courses for first responders, nurses focus on strategies to reduce fatigue

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health this week released a free online course for emergency responders on strategies to reduce risks from fatigue during emergency response and recovery operations requiring long work shifts. The agency also released a course for nurses and nurse... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: Emergency Preparedness, nurses

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