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Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness Info:
By the end of this course, participants will have explored and will be able to identify:
- Discuss the importance of writing a comprehensive fire safety and emergency preparedness plan.
- Name and describe the five basic fire safety practices necessary in a facility.
- Explain the meaning of the acronym R.A.C.E.
- Name the different classes of fires and the type of fire extinguishers to be used on each.
- Explain how to property use a fire extinguisher and describe P.A.S.S.
- Discuss what every staff member should know, including 10 basic fire tips.
- Describe the unique differences which administrators must consider when writing an emergency management plan for his/her community.
- Explain components of an emergency management and fire safety plan including the details to include when developing and considerations for implementing both plans.
- Overview: Fire Safety
- -Fire-related statistics
- Basic Fire Safety Practices
- Know your clients
- -Know your facility
- -Know your facility emergency plan
- -Know your fire safety equipment
- -Know what to do in an emergency
- Fire extinguishers
- -Class A
- -Class B
- -Class C
- -Class D
- -Class K
- How to use a fire extinguisher
- Other Safety Equipment
- Staff training
- -10 fire safety tips
- Evacuation Plan
- Your unique facility
- -11 steps to create your written Emergency Management Plan
- Final Test
Sandi Flores, RN
br /> Sandra Flores, RN is a respected educator, consultant, and published author for the Assisted Living industry. Sandi is past president of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association representing the organization in Washington, DC as a board member of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living. She serves as a consultant on resident care with over 3000 beds under clinical management. She also provides expert witness for legal review to industry providers. As an educator, Sandi has instructed more than twenty thousand residential care administrators and caregivers throughout the western United States. Sandi also co-authors a monthly column in the magazine Geriatric Nursing.
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