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OR Excellence Awards - September 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 7 ferent zones — across the OR, out into the hallway or into a recovery room — depending on the intensity of the "fire" (flames depicted on a monitor that sits upon a rolling cart). Understanding the fire evacuation process is serious business, but this year's climate was, shall I say, more fun because we involved staff as evacuees. The OR head nurses who directed each group through the stations and the safety department staff who presented scripts about certain procedures did a great job, but staff learned even more than before because they were able to gain input from the person they were evacuating. Lee Lynn, RN, BSN Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, Pa. llynn@pennstatehealth.psu.edu Milton S. Hershey Medical Center • FIRE PATROL (left to right) OR Nursing Education Instructor Lee C. Lynn, RN, BSN, Fire Safety Supervisor Russell Knapp and OR Nurse Manager Jennifer I. Butch, RN, BSN, BS, MHSA, CNOR, man the fire simulator.

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