2Emergency CodesMedical Center Hospital has a system for responding to the following codesPinkGreenOrangeBlueRapid ResponseDr. StrongOperation Zero
3Emergency Codes Operation Zero Means that there is an actual fire Know the floor plan of your dept. & the hospital as a wholePay attention to exit routesKnow the exact location of fire alarms and fire extinguishers
4Emergency Codes Code Green This is the notification of a bomb threat (usually made by a caller)Try to keep the caller on the phone. Obtain as much info. as possible.Report information to supervisorReport anything suspicious
5Emergency Codes Code Orange Any spill or identified contaminated individual which could present a hazard to people, the environment, or effects unknown.Contact spill teamIsolate spill areaDeny any entry to area
6Emergency Codes Code Pink Missing Infant/infant abduction Go to closest exit and watch for anyone with an infant or with a package that could hold an infant.Get a good description of the personReport information to security
7Emergency Codes Code Blue Cardiac and/or Respiratory Arrest Dial 2000 and give patient’s name and roomnumber, location, and doctor’s nameThe code will be announced overheadThe code team will respond
8Emergency Codes Rapid Response Person is in distress. Precursor to Code Blue if the situation escalatesDial 2000The Rapid Response Team will arrive to assess and stabilize the situationFamilies and visitors CAN call a rapid response. They dial 777 from the patient room if they or their family member needs assistance.
9Emergency Codes Dr. Strong Called when someone is about to cause harm to themselves, the staff or the hospital propertyDial 2000The Dr. Strong team & security will respond to the locationThe team will assume control of the situation and direct team members as needed
10Weather Codes Code White (Weather Watch) Close all doors, curtains, & blindsDon’t tie up the telephone linesCode Yellow (Weather Warning)Follow all steps in code whiteUnplug nonessential electrical equipmentRemain in assigned dept.Code Red (Weather Strike)Prepare for evacuationMove to central hallwayUnplug all electrical equipment
11Midland Memorial Hospital Emergency Codes EMERGENCY DIAL 1100Code 4Cardiopulmonary emergenciesPatient is breathless and/or pulseless; do not leave patient, initiate CPRCAT TeamChange in patient conditionAcute change in consciousness, Heart rate, BP, RR, O2 Sats, urine output, any concernCode 1000HEICS (Disaster)On duty: Report to supervisor for duty assignments. If called in, enter through entrance by the Administration corridor and report to E-18Code WhiteAllows patient/family to call for additional attentionAssist as instructed by supervisorCode GreenChemical SpillFollow MSDS instructions found on computer desktops. Chemo spill kits are located in Pharmacy, Oncology and PediatricsCode IndigoCrisis InterventionAssist staff to secure individual if called upon. Do not place yourself in danger.Code PurpleInfant AbductionSecure exits from hospital and observe infants/children with adults.Code YellowBomb ThreatTurn off pagers. Look for suspicious items in your area. Do not move suspicious items; call security.Code RedFireFollow RACE procedures; do not use elevators; evacuations are conducted horizontally (fire walls), then vertically.