Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
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5154 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
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Lois M. Gackenheimer, PhD Ed, MSN, RN
Executive Director / President
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Plan for the Health and Safety of Students in Cases of Sickness, Accidents, or Emergency Healthcare Needs on Campus
Purpose:

This plan has been adopted for the safety and health of students in cases of sickness, accidents, or emergency healthcare needs on campus. The Assistant Director/Dean is responsible for this plan.

Objective: To assure appropriate caring intervention is provided for Students Health, Safety, and Illness needs on campus.

Procedure:
  1. First aid kits are available in three locations on campus (Instructors’ copy room Office #105, in the Assistant Dean area (offices 402-410 common area), and outside of the Instructor office downstairs Office #501) for use as needed.

  2. In the event of an incident, staff will obtain assistance from medically trained employees to assess the situation. Incident reports will be completed by employees. Student/guest will be referred to their personal physician or 911 called based on degree of severity. The Dean or Dean of Services and Compliance is to be notified of the incident, who, in turn will notify the Executive Director.

  3. Management team to review health/safety issues as they arise and institute change as warranted.

  4. Executive Director to review health and safety issues summary and report findings to all staff at the annual meeting through the evaluation of vital school functions and services to students and the Annual Director’s Evaluation Report.

Evaluation:

Incident reports are reviewed and summarized annually. Management evaluates for trends. Health and Safety Policy and Procedures are reviewed annually by the Management Team, the Advisory Council, and the Governing Board of ANHO.

Executive Director reviews health and safety issues and report findings to all staff at the annual meeting through the evaluation of vital school functions and services to students and the Annual Director's Evaluation Report.

Feedback:

ANHO appreciates and utilizes input from both students and employees. Management Team reviews summaries of evaluations and reviews/revises plans, policies and procedures as warranted. Employee policy and procedure books are continually updated as it is considered a work in progress. Current plans are posted outside of the Media Center for all to peruse.