OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert Code System – Communication System – Templates for SMS (Text) Messages

OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert Code System

Communication System

Templates for SMS (Text) Messages

 

Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg

January 13, 2012

 

Communication System

The primary communication device shall be the cellphone as this is readily available and will facilitate documentation of all activities that transpire which in turn will facilitate evaluation, particularly, on activation and deactivation messages and responses and whereabout messages of members of the surgical teams.  The cellphone can be liberally complemented with telephones and other means of communication.

Templates for text messages shall be used (see below).

 

 

OMMC Surgery Templates for SMS (text) messages:

 

Messages – Types

Templates with Examples

Announcing activation of alert code Code (COLOR) Alert; Date; Time; Event – Chairman / Disaster Control OfficerEx: Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante
Repeating announcement of activation of alert code Txt  # – Code (COLOR) Alert; Date; Event – Chairman / Disaster Control OfficerEx: Txt 2 – Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante
Announcing deactivation of alert code Deactivation – Code (COLOR) Alert; Date; Time; Event – Chairman / Disaster Control OfficerEx: Deactivation – Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante
Responding to announcement of activation of alert code Noted or Copy.  WhereaboutEx:

Noted.  Am now at home in Malabon.

Copy. Am now in Mall of Asia.

Responding to announcement of deactivation of alert code Noted or Copy.
Requesting update on whereabouts of members of surgical team on stand-by:  Whereabout Update #?

Ex:

Whereabout Update 1?

Whereabout Update 2?

Updating status of alert code Code Update # – still or now Code (COLOR) Alert; Date; Time; Chairman / Disaster Control OfficerEx:

Code update 1 – still Code WHITE Alert; jan9; 2000H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code update 2 – now Code BLUE Alert; jan 10, 2000H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

 

More examples:

Template for announcing activation of alert code (examples):

Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code BLUE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code RED Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Template for repeating announcement of activation of alert code (examples):

Txt 2 – Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Txt 3 – Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Txt 4 – Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Txt 2 – Code BLUE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Txt 2 – Code RED Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

 

 

Template for announcing deactivation of alert code (examples):

Deactivation –  Code WHITE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Deactivation –  Code BLUE Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Deactivation –  Code RED Alert; January 9, 2012; 1300H; Black Nazarene Feast – Harry Go / John Frusciante

Template for responding to announcement of activation of alert code (examples): “Noted” or Copy”

Noted.  Am now at home in Malabon.

Copy. Am now in Mall of Asia.

Noted.  Am now in Lipa, Batangas.

Copy.  Am now in Harrizon Plaza.

 

Template for responding to announcement of deactivation of alert code (examples);

Noted.

Copy.

Template for requesting update on whereabouts of members of surgical team on stand-by:

Whereabout Update 1?

Whereabout Update 2?

 

Whereabout Update 3?

 

Template for updating status of alert code:

 

Code update 1 – still Code WHITE Alert; jan9; 2000H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code update 2 – still Code WHITE Alert; jan 10; 1200H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code update 1 – still Code WHITE Alert; jan 9, 2000H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

Code update 2 – now Code BLUE Alert; jan 10, 2000H; Harry Go / John Frusciante

 

 

 

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