Field Drill-Guwhati EMEx 2015

FIELD DRILL

  • On 18th December, 2015 a mass casualty accident will be simulated at Veterinary College Ground, Khanapara, Guwahati with over a 200 injured victims, and the city’s response agencies will be alerted and police, fire, NDRF and EMS will respond accordingly to the situation as per the training received by the agencies during GEMEx 2015.

  • A triage area will be set up at the site of the “disaster” and all injured will be triaged applying the skills learnt during the training session.

  • Every single victim’s triaged will be monitored by local evaluators trained at GEMEx 2015.

  • The colour coded patients (red, yellow, green, black) will be transported by GVK EMRI 108 Ambulance Service to Guwahati Medical College Hospital, Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (Panbazar), Down Town Hospital, GNRC Hospital (Six Mile), Agile Hospital (Beltola) and International Hospital (Christian Basti) with realistic time delays built into the system.

  • At each hospital, the hospital emergency plan will be set into motion, and doctors, nurses, stretchers, pharmacies, and equipment will be mobilized to accommodate the additional flow of patient.

  • Doctors trained at GEMEx 2015 will run the casualty wards applying their trauma care skills to patient care.

  • The entire drill will be monitored by local evaluators, in addition to the faculty, and will be recorded on video. A final report will be prepared under the supervision of ASDMA leadership to examine areas of strength, improvement and lesson learned.

Following the drill, will be a “Hot Wash” where all participants will self-scrutinize and work on the areas of improvement.