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Trinitas participates in regional drill to improve patient safety during disasters

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The team assembled a decontamination tent with staff in full protection suits.
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ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents now have the added comfort knowing that the Trinitas team is now trained in dealing with a major disaster. Trinitas Regional Medical Center participated in Operation Gotham Shield, a comprehensive drill involving a mock radioactive “dirty bomb” explosion in the metropolitan area. As part of the exercise, the Trinitas team assembled a decontamination tent with staff in full protection suits in order to treat injured “patients”.  The purpose of this exercise was to create a learning environment intended to measure and improve the team’s ability to work through an integrated response to a widespread disaster.

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