Write a research paper concerning this scenario: You have been charged with the development of a Crisis Management Plan for the real or hypothetical health care organization that you chose earlier in this course.
Your research should be based on the following criteria:
- Select a real or hypothetical crisis, such as a natural disaster (hurricane, tornado, flooding, or earthquake), a catastrophic building failure, or an act of terrorism.
- Discuss resource management based on ethical approaches used during crisis management.
- Consider issues such as patient triage or current as well as incoming patients, supply, and personnel availability.
- Discuss and develop an authoritative chain of command for crisis management.
- Include such responsibilities as Incident Commander, Communications Officer, and other members of the chain of command for the incident.
- Discuss the importance and implementation of community communication, involvement, and coordination.
- Discuss the necessary policies for personnel management and safety.
- Include provisions for lock-down status and family communication abilities.
- Outline the steps for supply chain management, both for personnel and the supplies needed to provide care.