Does anyone have a sure-fire method for disaster training? Susan and I were talking about this yesterday and we agree that without solid training a disaster plan is just words on paper. We’re attempting to develop a focused training method where staff are trained by guidelines rather than procedures, incorporating a coding system to improve initial response. We’ll keep you posted as this develops.
Here’s an article from BMC Medical Education on developing competencies for disaster planning. We’re going to see if we can adapt the compentencies listed in the article with our disaster training.