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No More Empty Beds - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2020

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training site to get the ice and cool saline solution, and that they actu- ally open the MH cart and handle everything they'd use. We also have staff use expired dantrolene to practice reconstituting the drug for administration. 3. Require active partici- pation When the supplies are ready, a crisis sce- nario is introduced and MH-specific task cards are distributed to staff taking part in the drill. The cards (see "Task Cards Organize Response Efforts"), which are color-coded and spell out the disciplines that are able to per- form each role, not only tell staff what their various respon- sibilities will be dur- ing an MH event, they also break down those tasks into an easy-to-follow, step- by-step format. 5 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 • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0

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