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Operational Maneuvers Tabletop Exercise

Exercise Overview

Exercise Benefits / Facts
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This exercise will serve as an opportunity for the management and staff that make up your Hospital Incident Command Team to work through scenario information and a number of injects dealing with maintaining appropriate patient care while evacuating your hospital following an earthquake.

Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative

The Operational Maneuvers – A Hospital Evacuation Tabletop Exercise is part of the national Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative.

Exercise Scenario

At 1:37PM on a Sunday residents throughout the area begin to feel the ground roll and shake. Initial seismic reports indicate that a 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred along the area’s major fault.

Following the earthquake facilities management conducts an inspection of the hospital to determine if it is safe to remain in the building.

Upon completing the inspection, facilities management meets with members of the Hospital Incident Command Team to share their findings.

Due to the structural damage that was caused by the earthquake the decision is made to evacuate the hospital.

Exercise Participation Information

Your hospital 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
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Earthquake Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your Hospital’s Incident Command 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.