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Factors Affecting the Desire for Disaster Preparedness Training in Healthcare Workers

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In February 2022, researchers from the Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center within the US Department of Veterans Affairs assessed the desire of healthcare workers for additional workforce preparedness training and the factors that affect this desire. The complete manuscript by Michelle D. Balut, Claudia Der-Martirosian, and Aram Dobalian can be found in Southern Medical Journal. The study findings are detailed below.

The Joint Commission (TJC) accredits around 77% of US hospitals, which requires healthcare organizations to test their emergency plan through an annual exercise.