- The planning group should meet to discuss the successes and challenges of the exercise. This is often referred to as an “after-action” event.
- Develop a report about the exercise that includes the survey results and post- exercise feedback. An after-action report should include an action item for each challenge identified and the responsible parties assigned to follow-up on each action item. Share the report with the participants when it is complete.
- Develop an action plan for making necessary corrections to the exercise or for addressing the gaps in preparedness and response highlighted by the exercise.
American Academy of Pediatrics