Why We Support More Detailed Exercise Standards
- Clarity in the first exercise requirement. A functional exercise will suffice.
- More choices in the second exercise. A “workshop” counts as an exercise, but it is really a session that seeks to produce a particular document, like a training and exercise plan, or a new policy or procedure. Workshops are important, but they do not demonstrate capability in emergency performance.
- For outpatient facilities, only one exercise per year would be required.
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