EAMC-Department of Emergency Medicine successfully conducted the First Simulation Drill on Hostage Taking among DOH Hospitals and in Quezon City
The Critical Incident Management Hostage Taking Simulation Drill organized by the Department of Emergency Medicine, was recently held at the East Avenue Medical Center grounds last July 20, 2016. The event was well attended and actively participated by several representatives from the Quezon City Police District 10, Bureau of Fire, Department of Public Order and Safety, as well as hospital personnel from different sections of the East Avenue Medical Center. A post incident evaluation was conducted after the drill by Dr. Emmanuel Bueno, Mr. Anthony Abustan, PCI Luisito Nevado, and CINSP Bernadette Padua, RN respectively. They gave their assessment including their recommendations for the future drills or if in case such situation happens in the hospital facilities. This was the first ever hostage taking simulation drill done among Department of Health hospitals and among Institutions and Establishments in Quezon City.