Most equipment in the healthcare setting is electric. For example, ECG machines, bedside monitors, anesthesia machines, ventilators, and incubators all run on electricity.
Patients and staff are often in contact with these devices. Therefore, electric shock is always a risk in the healthcare setting.
This course will teach you:
- The basics of electricity
- How and why electric shock occurs
- How to identify and report electrical hazards
- How to prevent electrical accidents