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The No Passing Zone simply means we do not pass acall light without identifying the patient’s needsEmergency CodesCodeAMBERChild AbductionNotify SecurityCover all interior stairwell doors, elevator areasand exit doorsImmediately Search the entire unitProtect the crime sceneCodeYELLOWBomb ThreatNotify Security ImmediatelyNotify the Charge NurseScreen the Call and use the facility telephonechecklistReport suspicious items to SecurityShut off all Cell PhonesLimit calls to outside of buildingCodeGRAYPatient Elopement orSecurityNotify Security PagerNotify the Charge NurseAttempt to verbally deescalate the situation.If the patient attempts physical assault, removeyourself from the situation.CodeREDFireActivate R.A.C.E. and use P.A.S.S.Code WhiteNeonatal/PediatricCardio-pulmonary ArrestAssess the patientStart CPRGet the Crash Cart
CodeBLUEAdult Cardio-pulmonaryArrestAssess the PatientStart CPRGet the Crash Cart and/or AEDCodeSILVERHostage situation orPerson with a WeaponDO NOT enter the areaCall for assistance and notify SecuritySecure the area pending the arrival ofsecurity/policeCodeORANGEHAZMATNotify SecurityInternalAlert people in the immediate area of spill tokeep awayExternalFollow Decon Team Protocol per facilityCodeTRIAGEDisasterNotify Security and the Executive Office orNursing Supervisor/InstructorInternalFollow protocol depending on the nature of theproblemCommunicate with the Command Center asnecessaryExternalReport back to assigned departmentCommunicate with the Command Center asnecessaryCodeCLEARThe situation has beenclearedResume normal operationsRapid ResponseA patient’s condition appearsto be worsening andspecially trained healthcarestaff are neededStay with the patient until the rapid response teamarrives.Review facility policy.StrokeCode orNeuro ResponseAcute StrokeStay with the patient until the Stroke/Neuroresponseteam arrives
Responding to a Code RED (Fire Emergency):Keep doorways and hallways clear at times.Report all fire, smoke or safety hazards.Know the location of the fire alarm pull stations and exits.Know the location and type of fire extinguishers in your area.Do not take independent action. If unsure, ask the Director of Security, or the firstavailable resource person.During construction follow alternative exits and other life interim life safetymeasures as directed.Activate R.A.C.E.R- Rescue people in immediate dangerA -Pull Alarm (call operator, confirm location)C- Close all doorsE- Extinguish (use good judgment when deciding to fight a fire)Using a fire extinguisher remember P.A.S.S.

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