Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
GiveMeGossip.com - Gossip Forum
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
upcoming drills schedule
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Que:MV8yMjA5MjUzXzM3NDY5Mjg0XzhBNzE3MDc2] On Thursday the 25th in a nearby city-- Mock disaster exercise to be held April 25, Robinson Memorial Hospital a participant Robinson Memorial Hospital will participate in a disaster exercise conducted by the Northeast Central Ohio Regional Disaster Planning Consortium (NECO). Disaster exercises or mock drills are held annually to test the plans and response processes of participating hospitals and emergency management agencies. This year’s exercise will stage a disaster that impacts 13 surrounding counties with 50 agencies participating. Each year the Northeast Central Ohio regional hospitals assess the most likely cause for a disaster that would have the highest potential for negative impact on healthcare delivery in our region. “We use the data gathered during the assessment to craft a disaster exercise that will test a probable and devastating event in our region,” said Sarah Short, NECO Region 5 hospital coordinator and project manager of the Akron Regional Hospital Association. “The goal of our exercise is to push the limits of our collective response as healthcare providers in a simulated environment, when no patients are at risk.” The actual scenario or type of disaster that is the catalyst of the exercise is a closely guarded secret. “We want all participants to respond in real time as realistically as possible. If we told them what was coming we wouldn’t be able to accurately test the response and decisions made on the fly, under pressure,” said Short. During the exercise each agency is expected to establish the Incident Command System (ICS) as they normally would in a large scale disaster. Additional goals and objectives that will be tested in this exercise include: Sharing initial and ongoing incident information which includes resource needs and communication from the hospitals to external authorities and agencies. Receiving a surge of simulated patients with a variety of severe injuries that would overwhelm and test the hospitals’ resources and staffing. Testing some hospital’s medical evacuation plans which includes sheltering and securing appropriate transportation for patients. Hospitals/Healthcare Agencies Participating in the 2013 NECO Functional Exercise [/quote]
as it seems, when there is a drill, it becomes "live".
so we should have a thread where all upcoming drills are listed.
please reply with any scheduled drill & link you know of!
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Where Have All the Crisis Actors Gone?
Soybean Oil Is Worse For You Than Sugar: Causes Weight Gain, Health Issues
remote-controlled mice Scientists Have Created Remote-Controlled Mice To Help Them Study The Brain
Presidential Hopeful Wants To Put Tracking Devices On Immigrants
HUGE Supermoon Event Tonight – Don’t Miss It
North Dakota Become First State To Legalise Taser Drones
CERN: Physics Defying Subatomic Particles Discovered
Buzz Aldrin has joined a team at the Florida Institute of Technology, who intend to colonize Mars within 25 years.
Financial Times Calls For Abolishing Cash
Why QE4 Is Inevitable
Tiny solar cells could soon charge electric vehicles while on the road
Private Prisons Threaten To Sue States Unless They Get More Inmates For Free Labor
Pentagon Teams up With Apple, Boeing to Develop Wearable Tech
The 21st Century Cures Act – Weaponizing Eugenics
The Illusion of Choice … 90% of American Media Controlled by 6 Corporations
Lies You Will Hear As The Economic Collapse Progresses
Western Propaganda Method: Claim Dead Terrorists As Dead Civilians
Mercury is contaminating the Grand Canyon's fish and wildlife
Bermuda Triangle-like effect discovered over Earth's equatorial region
New Sugar Substitute: Nanoparticles Of Sand Coated In Sugar
People With Schizophrenia Have Different Throat Bacteria
Stephen Hawking Aims To 'Get Under The Hood' Of A Black Hole Paradox
3D Printed Fish Can Detect And Remove Toxins From Liquid
What If The "Crash" Is as Rigged as Everything Else?
On the Take: Private Prison Firms Are Buying Access to Public Officials at Lavish Conferences
This Flag Represents The Principle, "Fight For What You Believe In."
This Is The Rebel Flag, "You're Either Free Or You're Not."
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd. Godlike™
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2015 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.005s (7 queries)