Annual ed hics2010 jan

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Annual ed hics2010 jan

  1. 1. Hospital Incident Command System
  2. 2. What is HICS? <ul><li>Hospital Incident Command System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an incident management structure utilized nationally </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Hospital Incident Command System <ul><li>Organizational basis of emergency management plan- a framework that provides chain of command for the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Standardized job descriptions for hospitals, police, fire and EMS personnel </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hospital Incident Command System <ul><li>The Joint Commission requires hospitals to follow an Incident Command System plan. </li></ul><ul><li>All hospitals in the DFW region have adopted this plan, in conjunction with the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital council. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hospital Incident Command System <ul><li>Can be used for: </li></ul><ul><li>Drills </li></ul><ul><li>Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) local or widespread </li></ul><ul><li>Large scale disasters (natural disasters, tornado, terrorism, community wide, long duration) </li></ul><ul><li>Internal incidents small and large ( fire, power outage, flood) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hospital Incident Command System <ul><li>HICS Staff Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Obtaining briefing from direct supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Organize and brief subordinates </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor staff progress and provide updates to supervisors </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hospital Incident Command System Incident command center: Directs the organization during the disaster Location: University Hospital St. Paul Bldg- Nursing Administration Zale Lipshy Bldg- Board Room
  8. 8. Hospital Incident Command System Incident command Directs the organization during the disaster Planning Finance Logistics Operations
  9. 9. Incident Command Components <ul><li>Planning: Gathers information and plans for future operation </li></ul><ul><li>Finance: Monitor documentation so we can get reimbursed for expenditures </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics: Maintains the physical plant (generators, water, supplies, equipment) </li></ul><ul><li>Operations: Organize and direct all patient care activities </li></ul>
  10. 10. Who Takes the Lead Roles? <ul><li>We enact the HICS model regardless of time of day or day of week. </li></ul><ul><li>The first leadership responders divide up the tasks, using the prepared information in the command center, unless/until they are replaced by more senior leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>The packet includes very specific role definitions to get everyone started. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Key Questions <ul><li>Q: How are we organized to respond to a disaster? </li></ul><ul><li>A: We use “incident command”. </li></ul><ul><li>Q: Where is your incident command center located? </li></ul><ul><li>A: At UH – ZL, it is in the Boardroom. At UH – SP, it is in Nursing Administration on the 3 rd floor. </li></ul>

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