Capstone 5

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.
  • 7-10 pages 
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