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Clinic Calamity Tabletop Exercise

Exercise Overview

Exercise Benefits / Facts
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This exercise will serve as an opportunity for community, rural and tribal Healthcare Centers to assess their ability to remain operational in the aftermath of an earthquake damaging their principal facility. The primary purpose of this exercise will be to carefully examine the Healthcare Center’s Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) focusing on identifying the plans strengths and areas needing improvement.

Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative

The Clinic Calamity – A Healthcare Center Tabletop Exercise is part of the national Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative.

Exercise Scenario

At 10:26AM on a Tuesday residents throughout the area begin to feel the ground roll and shake. Initial seismic reports indicate that a 7.0 magnitude earthquake occurred along the area’s major fault.

Immediately following the earthquake staff members are shocked to see that their workplace has been badly damaged. They stand in the parking lot waiting for someone to give them direction as to what they should do.

Continuity of Operation Planning (COOP) Videos

Access an informative series of Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) videos.

Exercise Participation Information

Your Healthcare Center can participate in this exercise for $600.
For information about participating in this exercise please complete an Information Request Form. Upon completing the form you will be contacted and provided with additional information.

Exercise Date Exercise Time Scenario Exercise
Location / Participation *
Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise
October 5, 2018 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Earthquake Register Now From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your Healthcare Center’s Incident Management Team
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons:
  1. Prior to the exercise important Read Ahead materials will be e-mailed to all registered participants. These materials are important to ensure your participation in the exercise is successful.
  2. At the end of the exercise only registered participants will be able to complete and submit their individual exercise evaluation (Hotwash).
  3. Only registered participants will be able to access and print their Certificate of Participation once they have submitted their individual exercise evaluation.