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Department, which brings trucks out to the hospital. Staff members can participate in games that encourage the knowledge of fire safety and that include demonstrations of the proper use of fire extinguishers. Additional training is provided through online courses. "Safety is a high priority not only for me as a leader in the organiza- tion, but also for every employee that works here," says Ms. Acosta. "Every patient is the most important person to us at the time." OSM 4 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8 patients with known MH or those who have a first-degree relative (mother, father, sibling or children of the patient) with known MH, says Yesenia DeJesus-Suarez, DNP, MSN, CCRN, ARNP, execu- tive director of the Griffin Road Campus of the Lakeland (Fla.) Surgical and Diagnostic Center. The center conducts quarterly MH drills that involve all staff members — including security, admissions, SPD and materials management, says Dr. DeJesus- Suarez. — Dan O'Connor

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