An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation

by Robert McCreight
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605907596

ISBN-13: 9781605907598

Pub. Date: 05/16/2011

Publisher: Government Institutes

Emergency exercises address and reveal the significant gaps between plans and capabilities. They are an important component of an organization's emergency planning and preparedness, yet few emergency managers and practitioners have training in designing or evaluating emergency exercises. In this practical handbook, author Robert McCreight explains the essential

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Overview

Emergency exercises address and reveal the significant gaps between plans and capabilities. They are an important component of an organization's emergency planning and preparedness, yet few emergency managers and practitioners have training in designing or evaluating emergency exercises. In this practical handbook, author Robert McCreight explains the essential elements and core principles of exercise design and evaluation. The book focuses on natural disasters and technological emergencies that occur in communities of any size. It provides emergency planners, public health professionals, emergency managers, police officers, and firefighters with an in-depth look at exercise design issues and an accessible guide to designing and evaluating emergency exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605907598
Publisher:
Government Institutes
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
775,139
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

1 Emergency Exercises: Objectives & Purpose 1

2 Essential Exercise Design Elements and Steps 15

3 Issues in Exercise Design 29

4 Exercise Organization and Structure 51

5 Exercise Control and Management 69

6 Exercise Evaluation Principles 81

7 Exercise Evaluation Issues 93

8 Summing It Up 109

Appendices 117

Appendix A Glossary 117

Appendix B Evaluation Guides 137

Appendix C MSEL Sample 139

Appendix D Tackling Tabletop Exercises 141

Appendix E Useful Resources 153

Appendix F Information Sharing and Message Management 159

Notes 163

Bibliography 165

Index 167

About the Author 169

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