Hospital Emergency Exercises – What, Prerequisite, Types

Hospital Emergency Exercises

What are hospital emergency exercises?

Hospital emergency exercises refer to the activities to practice and test emergency / disaster response plans in order to achieve constant readiness and effectiveness in the implementation of the plans when called for in real emergencies /disasters.

What is the prerequisite for the exercise or what will be subjected to an exercise?

A hospital emergency response plan.

Globally, what are currently the more popular types of emergency exercises?

  • Full-scale exercise
  • Functional exercise
  • Table-top exercise
  • Drill
  • Orientation exercise
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