Hospital Emergency Exercises – What, Prerequisite, Types

Hospital Emergency Exercises – What, Prerequisite, Types

by Reynaldo O Joson on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 11:27pm

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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