Sunday 7 November 2021

84th Saturday Summit: WACEM Weekly Global e-Grand Rounds - Active Shooter Scenario


23rd October 2021

Topic: Active Shooter Scenario in the Emergency Department 

Presenter: Professor Bonnie Arquilla

An Active Shooter Scenario involves Killing or attempted killing of people by an individual who is carrying firearms and is randomly shooting . This situation can be at an hospital.

Various Aspects of the scenario were discussed by Dr. Arquilla.

Take Home points 
 • Be aware of your area and what can happen
 • Try to know how you van exit the building easily
 • Try to find and hide in a locked room
 • Try to incapacitate the shooter if you can as that is the best chance for survival if you can escape or exit.

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