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WATCH: Workplace Awareness for Terrorism and Crimes in Hospitals™

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security have identified specific terrorist threats that have been made against United States hospitals. Suspected international terrorists have been found with material that describes hospitals as major targets.  This presentation will look at the major terrorist threats to hospitals, and will identify specific strategies to harden hospital targets. Lessons learned from Israeli hospitals will be described including pre-event and post-event strategies. For terrorism healthcare preparedness, the federal government has been given a grade of D+, and the nation’s emergency medicine system as a whole has been given a grade of C-.  How will your hospital rate?


This course also discusses gang activity in the hospital, active shooter in the hospital, cyber-attacks against healthcare institutions, weapons of mass destruction response, hospital workplace violence, gang violence, in hospitals, insider threats, infant/child abduction in the hospital, loss of critical infrastructure, and legal/ethical considerations. Firmly grounded in statistical research, this course provides a comprehensive, factual analysis of the problem and potential solutions. 

Threat Suppression staff are recognized international experts in active shooter response. Our staff have conducted more than 10,000 hours of research on active shooters. The Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, and Department of Education all recognize Threat Suppression as an international leader in active shooter training. Our staff have provided this training for major hospitals, the Emergency Nurses Association, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

This class is for active public safety, military law enforcement, hospital administrators, hospital security, and government officials only. This class is not available to the general public. If you would like to download a PDF course description of this class, please click here.


If you would like more information on booking this course, please email, or call 1-800-231-9106.


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