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  • Surviving an Active Shooting Event in a Healthcare Facility Surviving an Active Shooting Event in a Healthcare Facility

Surviving an Active Shooting Event in a Healthcare Facility

6 CE Contact Hours

Quick Overview

This 6 hours online continuing education course provides an in-depth education for healthcare providers on the actions that may be taken when confronted by an active shooter, as well as indicators of workplace violence and how to manage the consequences of an incident.


Completion Requirements

In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this CE activity, participants must:

  1. Be registered for this activity,
  2. Review the course material,
  3. Complete and submit the course evaluation survey.
  4. Other requirements for some of the courses may also include participation discussion boards, practice exercises, practice questions, etc.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize ethical considerations during a healthcare active shooter event
  2. Discuss how to prevent an active shooter situation
  3. Prepare for an active shooter situation
  4. Understand threat assessment teams
  5. Participate in active shooter response plans
  6. Respond to an active shooter situation
  7. Understand law enforcement active shooter tactics, integrated planning and crime scene management
  8. Discuss the active shooter initial response
  9. Participate in active shooter integrated planning
  10. Mention special areas of consideration for response
  11. Understand crime scene considerations
  12. Coordinate medical response and behavioral health support
  13. Discuss public safety responses
  14. Understand how to adapt the TECC recommendation for use inside the hospital
  15. Discuss how to approach media
  16. Reduce the crime scene footprint
  17. Mention considerations after an active shooter incident
  18. Discuss behavioral health considerations before, during and after an active shooter incident
  19. Understand victim/family member services

Conflict of Interest (or lack thereof) for Planners, Authors and Presenters.

A conflict of interest exists if any individual/entity that is in a position to influence the content, design, or implementation of the CNE activity is ALSO in a position to benefit financially from the success of a CE activity.

The planners, authors and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no conflict of interest including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.

Commercial/Sponsor Support.

There is no commercial company or sponsor support for this CE activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products.

The CE provider approval status refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply that there is a real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.

Off-Label Product Use.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course Aprrovals

Nursing Board Approvals National Healthcare Institute (NHI) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida and District of Columbia Board of Nursing. All CE courses offer by National Healthcare Institute follow the standards recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for this type of educational activities.

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Georgia Board of Nursing

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