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NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

COURSE FOR HOSPITALS (NDPCH)

DAY 1 THE PRE-HOSPITAL RESPONSE

0830 0900              Registration & refreshments

0900 0945              Introduction and definitions

0945 1015              Command and control (pre-hospital)

1015 1045              Communications (pre-hospital)

1045 1100              Refreshments

1100 1130              Table Top Exercise 1

1130 1215              Workshop personal and medical equipment

1215 1300              Lunch

1300 1345              Practical skills radio voice procedures

1345 1430              Triage (the Triage Sieve)

1430 1500              Treatment and transport

1500 1515              Refreshments

1515 1615              Table Top Exercise 2

1615 1645              Triage Sieve Assessment

1645                           Close

NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

COURSE FOR HOSPITALS (NDPCH)

 DAY 2 THE HOSPITAL RESPONSE

0830 0900              Registration & refreshments

0900 0930              Definitions and outline response

PART 1 - PREPARATION

0930 1000              Major incident planning and exercising

PART 2 - RESPONSE (the compensated incident)

1000 1030              Actions before the casualties arrive

1030 1100              Refreshments

1100 1130              Command, control and communications (hospital)

1130 1215              Triage (the Triage Sort)

1215 1300              Lunch

1300 1430              Interactive exercise: Hospital management of a major incident

1430 -  1445              Refreshments

PART 3 - RESPONSE (the uncompensated incident)

1445-1530                 The uncompensated incident management strategies

PART 4 - RECOVERY

1530 - 1600               Lecture and discussion: Defusing vs debriefing

1600 1630              Triage assessment

1630                           Issue Certificates