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Using Emergency Charts to Communicate Vital Information in a Disaster

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MDCB Credits: 1.00

ARRT Credits: 1.00

Available Until: 5/31/2021

Non-Member Price: $35.00

Member Price: $20.00

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Presented by: Zachary Smith, MBA, RT(R)(T)
Director of Radiation Oncology and Respiratory Care
Baton Rouge General Pennington Cancer Center

Recorded January 22, 2020

This session will highlight the impact that natural disasters can have on cancer patients. It will discuss in detail how a simple and flexible process and ensure patients have access to their critical information in the event of a disaster-related evacuation.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of critical services that can be lost during a disaster.
  2. Have a process to determine what is ‘critical information’.
  3. Evaluate your facility’s disaster plan.
  4. Review an example of one center’s experience in meeting the challenge.

Educational Level: Intermediate

Zachary Smith, M.B.A., R.T.(R)(T) – has been a radiation therapist for more than 25 years, is director of radiation oncology and respiratory care at Baton Rouge General Pennington Cancer Center. He has authored many talks on cancer treatment, industry changes, genetic testing, palliative care and employee engagement. Zack has a Lean 6-Sigma Green Belt from General Electric and holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration.