Every May, the BC Renal Agency Emergency Management Group promotes emergency preparedness to all renal patients, staff and physicians. The aim of this initiative is to increase the community’s collective ability to respond in the event of a disaster.
Key objectives of the month include:
- update and test the emergency contact (phone-tree) list
- encourage at least one "lunch and learn" education session for staff in each program throughout the month
- provide emergency preparedness booklets for patient