This essay focuses on a High School Every 15 Minute exercise.Get to know your local fire station. Look up your home fire station (the one that would respond to your house if you had a fire or emergency), call the business line.
Get to know your local fire station. Look up your home fire station (the one that would respond to your house if you had a fire or emergency), call the business line. Represent yourself as an RN who lives at (state your address) and DO NOT represent yourself as a student!
Let them know you are an RN in the neighborhood and are interested in learning how you could partner with them in an emergency or disaster situation.
Ask if you can visit the station to learn more.
Learn about services they have available for the community. Do they offer any classes like CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety?
What types of calls do they respond to?
Can you see or discuss their disaster response plan? Do they respond to active shooter incidents? How would they manage a mass casualty incident?
Has your fire station participated in a High School Every 15 Minute exercise? How was that experience?
Summarize your observations as one of the following:
4-6 slide power point presentation, include pictures if able
5-10 minute oral presentation
250-350 word summary
Submit to the week 5 Alternative Assignment Tab before the end of the class.