Active Shooter Preparation and Prevention (Online CE Course)

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Author: Julia Clendenin, B.S.
Reviewer: Adam Dodson, NRP, CCEMTP, NCEE

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This course provides an overview of the appropriate preparations and responses to active shooter incidents in a workplace setting.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Approved through 6/30/2023
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety: 1 hour(s)
Approved through 9/1/2022

Objectives

  • Define an active shooter incident.
  • Describe actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter events.
  • Identify potential workplace violence indicators.
  • Describe the appropriate responses to an active shooter event.
  • Describe how to manage the consequences of an active shooter event.

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Course Outline

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  • Introduction
      • Disclaimer
      • Prevalence of Active Shooter Incidents
      • Defining an Active Shooter Incident
      • Who is an Active Shooter
      • Active shooter incidents follow a predictable pattern. You can avoid active shooter events by avoiding specific locations.
      • There will be sufficient time for law enforcement to take control of an active shooter incident.
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter Incident
      • Preparing for an Active Shooter Incident
      • Emergency Plans and Exercises
      • Discussion-Based and Simulated Exercises
      • Building Accessibility
      • Identifying Violence Indicators
      • If you notice a coworker displaying violence indicators, you should contact your supervisor or your HR department.
  • Responding to an Active Shooter Incident
      • Responding to an Active Shooter Incident
      • Run
      • Hide
      • Fight
      • Calling 9-1-1
      • When Law Enforcement and Medical Services Arrive
      • Visitors and Uninformed Personnel
      • Reponse Summary
      • If there is an accessible exit, you should attempt to evacuate the premises, even if others refuse to follow.
  • Recovering from an Active Shooter Incident
      • Follow-Up Actions
      • Reference Materials for Your Facility
      • Please Receive Appropriate Training
  • References

Additional Information

Level of Instruction: Basic.
Intended Audience: All clinical laboratory personnel.
Author Information: Julia Clendenin is a content writer and graphics developer for MediaLab, Inc. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.S. in Literature, Media, and Communication.
Reviewer Information: Adam Dodson, NRP, CCEMTP, NCEE, has been working in Education, Leadership, and Emergency Medicine for over 25 years. From a Paramedic to the U.S. Army's Medical Department Center and School, Adam has learned and taught around the world. After ten years with Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Division of Transport Medicine, he went to Johns Hopkins University where he helped expand the education mission and simulation center. Adam has worked with dozens of international and government agencies to improve their healthcare education. He is also very well published with several keynote speeches in medicine, healthcare education, and simulation.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of the appropriate preparations and responses to active shooter incidents.

How to Subscribe
MLS & MLT Comprehensive CE Package
Includes 147 CE courses, most popular
$95Add to cart
Pick Your Courses
Up to 8 CE hours
$50Add to cart
Individual course$20Add to cart
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