Preparedness Jeopardy! Tabletop Exercise (1065396)
 Course ID: 1065396
 Format: Table Top (Exercises)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
Course Description:

Preparedness Jeopardy!  
Tabletop Exercise
Sponsored by the 
SEK Multi-County Health Department

February 22, 2017   9:00 am – Noon
Allen County Courthouse
Basement Meeting Room
1 North Washington
Iola, KS  66749

This tabletop exercise is being conducted by the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department (SEKMCHD – Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, and Woodson Counties).  This exercise will allow participants to practice public information and emergency preparedness in a fun and practical way.  This exercise will satisfy the requirements for the 2016-2017 Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Local Public Health and local Hospital work plans. **Note: This exercise will not satisfy the requirement for participation by hospitals in the Statewide Immediate Bed Availability Exercise.   The exercise is being developed using Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) principles.  An After Action Report and Improvement Plan will be developed and distributed to participating agencies for submission to KDHE and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM).    


The exercise will consist of a Jeopardy-like game, facilitated discussions, task-oriented small group activities regarding public information for emergent and non-emergent events, including Mass Care Sites, Mass Fatality and Responder Health and Safety.  Disciplines encouraged to attend include:  Public Health, Hospital, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, and Public Information Officers. 


  • Goals & Rules of the Games / Exercise Today
  • Jeopardy Round 1 Responder Health & Safety / Activity #1 – Non-Emergent Communication
  • Jeopardy Round 2 Mass Care & Sheltering / Activity #2 – Shelter Logistics
  • Jeopardy Round 3 Mass Fatality / Activity #3 – Resource Requests
  • Final Jeopardy! / Activity # 4 –  Emergency Communications


  • Reinforce public information concepts through the use of practical exercises.
  • Inform participants about the significance of social media in all types of situations.
  • Understand the equipment and personnel necessary for mass care shelter operations.
  • Review the Mass Fatality Management plan updated by each county in 2016. 

For More Information Contact:  Your local Public Health Agency or Susan Belt at 785-640-3633

Continuing Education Credit:  Certificates of Attendance will be provided for each participant.    

Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Health / Risk Communications
Emergency Management
General Public Health Staff
Public Information / Media Specialists
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Services
Background/Role(s): None
Core Capability and Preliminary Target List:
 Core Capabilities (bold) and Preliminary Targets (regular font)
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Public Information and Warning

 Communicate appropriate information, in an accessible manner, on the risks faced within a community after the conduct of a risk assessment.

Fatality Management Services

 Establish and maintain operations to recover a significant number of fatalities over a geographically dispersed area.

Mass Care Services

 Establish, staff, and equip emergency shelters and other temporary housing options (including accessible housing) for the affected population.
Course Language(s):
Course Level: Intermediate
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities:
Healthcare System Preparedness Capabilites:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
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Sponsor: SEK Multi-County Health Department
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Description: Exercise Planner
Name: Susan Belt
Phone: 7856403633
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August 23, 2017
I thought this preparedness exercise was well thought out and executed.
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