UNMC HEROES http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes UNMC College of Nursing Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:32:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Photos: Johnson County Hospital, Tecumseh.http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2014/08/05/photos-johnson-county-hospital-tecumseh/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2014/08/05/photos-johnson-county-hospital-tecumseh/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:32:52 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=139 Photos from the HEROES trip to Johnson County Hospital, Tecumseh on 07/31/2014.

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Hospital Decontamination Handoutshttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2014/05/05/hospital-decontamination-handouts/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2014/05/05/hospital-decontamination-handouts/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 19:28:08 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=135 ... Read the full article]]> Healthcare facilities employ a variety of equipment for use in Hospital Decontamination. We have produced several free handouts detailing the steps in donning and doffing three common types of equipment: Type B, Type C – 3M and Type C – ILC Dover. Just download, print and leave copies in your gear bags for future reference.

If you are a healthcare facility within the state of Nebraska, contact us for a free laminated version of the handout.

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Video: Rewind 2013http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/23/video-rewind-2013/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/23/video-rewind-2013/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:08:41 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=132 A quick look back at HEROES Mobile Simulation Unit events during 2013. Thanks to all who participated!

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Photos: NECC Norfolkhttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/02/photos-necc-norfolk/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/02/photos-necc-norfolk/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:43:40 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=128 Photos from the HEROES trip to NECC Norfolk on 11/26/2013.

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Photos: Clarkson Collegehttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/02/photos-clarkson-college-3/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/12/02/photos-clarkson-college-3/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:40:28 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=125 Photos from the HEROES trip to Clarkson College on 11/25/2013.

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Photos: UNMC College of Nursing, Kearneyhttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/11/18/photos-unmc-college-of-nursing-kearney/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/11/18/photos-unmc-college-of-nursing-kearney/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:58:39 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=122 Photos from the HEROES visit to UNMC’s College of Nursing in Kearney.

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Photos: UNMC College of Nursing, Norfolkhttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/11/18/photos-unmc-college-of-nursing-norfolk/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/11/18/photos-unmc-college-of-nursing-norfolk/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:55:43 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=117 Photos from the HEROES visit to UNMC’s College of Nursing in Norfolk.

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There and Back Again (and again, and again…)http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/29/there-and-back-again-and-again-and-again/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/29/there-and-back-again-and-again-and-again/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:18:19 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=105 ... Read the full article]]> It happened somewhere between mile markers 379 and 380, heading east toward Lincoln.

A noteworthy milestone in the life of the HEROES project after another great trip out the panhandle, working with students from both UNMC’s College of Nursing and Western Nebraska Community College.

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Yes, that’s 40,000 miles that you can see on that odometer.

It’s like we drove to Scottsbluff and back 83 times. Which, if you assume a seven hour drive time, would take you 581 hours to achieve. And, as anyone mathematically inclined can tell you, that’s a smidge over 24 days. Fortunately, it’s not been all Interstate miles (not that there’s anything wrong with that).

I could list all of the places we’ve been during those forty thousand miles, but I fear that it’d end up sounding like a bad Johnny Cash song. Instead, I’ll just leave the map below and let you explore our destinations (some of which we’ve graced multiple times with our presence) at your own pace.

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View HEROES: Mobile Simulation Unit in a larger map

And yes, North West Nebraska is a bit sparsely represented at the moment. Hey! Alliance, Chadron, Gordon, Valentine – get in touch, we’d love to help out in any way we can with your emergency preparedness training and exercise plans.

So where are we going next? Norfolk (twice) and Kearney before the year is out. However, before those, on Saturday we head out to the APHA’s annual meeting in Boston, MA. By plane.

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Photos: UNMC CON NRSG413http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/23/photos-unmc-con-nrsg413-10212013/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/23/photos-unmc-con-nrsg413-10212013/#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:30:55 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=99 Photos from the NRSG413 Triage Simulation at the College of Nursing in Omaha.

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Photos: UNMC CON & WNCC, Scottsbluffhttp://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/23/photos-unmc-con-wncc-scottsbluff/ http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/2013/10/23/photos-unmc-con-wncc-scottsbluff/#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:21:27 +0000 http://blog.unmc.edu/heroes/?p=95 Photos from the HEROES visit to UNMC College of Nursing and WNCC in Scottsbluff.

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