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.
Trinitas participates in regional drill to improve patient safety during disasters
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By TAPINTO RAHWAY STAFFFebruary 14, 2018
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By TAPINTO EDISON STAFFFebruary 13, 2018
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By TAPINTO RAHWAY STAFFFebruary 13, 2018
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By TAPINTO.NET STAFFFebruary 12, 2018
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By TAPINTO RAHWAY STAFFFebruary 11, 2018
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