A hazmat incident with multiple patients is one dispatch you dread hearing. Your crew is well trained, equipped and prepared, but youÌre never quite sure your local hospital is ready to receive decon and triage the influx of contaminated patients. The new Hospital First Receiver program from the Emergency Film Group offers eight hours of OSHA-required, operations-level training for hospital personnel in contaminated patient recognition, hospital incident command, self protection and patient decontamination. The training package includes four DVDs and VHS tapes, an instructorÌs guide and a workbook.
Format: DVD or VHS
800/842-0999Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, coordinates the monthly Hands On column in JEMS. HeÌs the administrative director of the Paramedic Training Institute at Crozer Chester Medical Center in Delaware County, Pa., and an adjunct faculty member at Delaware County Community College with more than 19 yearsÌ EMS experience. Contact him firstname.lastname@example.org.