Hands-On: A Safety & Competency Venue

 

Course Type:  Live event

Course Description:

Computers will be available to complete online training requirements. If you are not
sure which requirements you need to complete, please ask your supervisor.

If you went through Clinical Orientation after July 1, 2019, you will not need to complete annual requirements such as Mock Code or Restraint check-offs. For specific competency questions, please check with your unit educator.

For unit-specific competency offerings, please check with your unit educator.

Compliance
Licensed staff must maintain current licensure and all required job-specific certifications (i.e. BLS, ACLS, etc.)

Licensed staff also must be in full compliance with Medical Center policies and regulations
 

Attendance at Hands-On is considered work time. Children or other family members
should not accompany the staff to this event.


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CANCELED!
Wednesday, April 1
and
Thursday, April 2, 2020 

Due to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 and the need to minimize exposure of program participants, Hands-On for April 1 & 2 is canceled.  
 
both days
7am - 6pm
(check-in closes at 5pm)
 
Langford Auditorium Lobby
 
Tuesday, June 9
and
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
both days
7am - 6pm
(check-in closes at 5pm) 
Langford Auditorium Lobby





 

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STATIONS


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MOCK CODE (ADULT ONLY)
(Sessions begin on the hour and half hour)

A group simulation of an adult resuscitation scenario

 

~ 30 minutes
Last session: 5pm

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N-95 RESPIRATOR ANNUAL RE-FIT TESTING
(Sessions begin approximately every 15 minutes)

Provided by Vanderbilt Environmental Health Services (VEHS)

Required annually for staff who provide care for patients on airborne precautions.

Before attending Hands-On, download and complete the Particulate Respirator Approval Form.

Copies will also be available at Hands-On.
 


PLEASE NOTE:

In an effort to conserve N-95 respirator use for patient care, the decision has been made to TEMPORARILY
suspend the annual
competency requirement
associated with N-95 until respirator supplies are available.

This will not be available at Hands-On April 1 & 2.


 

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RESTRAINTS (Offered on even years only)
(Sessions begin on the hour and half hour)

Required for staff who initiate, monitor, and/or remove
a restraint OR any staff providing direct care for a patient in a restraint.

Policy: Restraint/Seclusion Management 
 


~ 30 minutes
Offered on even years only

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POINT OF CARE TESTING
(Rolling start times)

Offered for blood glucose testing renewal only.

For more information, please visit Point of Care Testing.
 


~ 15 minutes
Last session: 5:30pm
   

ADDITIONAL STATIONS

 

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Health requirements updated through Occupational Health are updated in Compliance Central

To check your status, visit the Health and Wellness Portal at: myhealthandwellness.vanderbilt.edu                                                 

Health Requirements
Ensure your vaccines, immunizations, and TB Skin Test are up-to-date.


TB Skin Test Skills Verification/Certification

Before attending Hands-On, complete the LMS TB Skin Test Bundle (including test) and bring the printable certificate to the Occupational Health Station.
 

 

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HEALTH PLUS

Know Your Numbers

Blood pressure, weight and body mass index measurements. 
Results can be used for your yearly Health Risk Assessments.

Visit Health Plus Know Your Numbers for additional information.
 

 

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE

Med Sled demos
- Demonstration
- Video (6 minutes)
- Q&A's

each day from
7am - 9am

  


 

Questions? Contact:

Sheryl Jackson, MSN, RN, ONC
Nursing Education Specialist
sheryl.a.jackson@vumc.org

Sydney Whisenant, BSN, RN
Nursing Education Specialist 
sydney.l.hale@vumc.org

Matthew Geisz
Associate Program Manager
matthew.geisz@vumc.org