NURS 4440 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: National Disaster Medical System, Pan American Health Organization, Natural Disaster

72 views7 pages
28 Sep 2017
Department
Course
Professor

Document Summary

Disaster: any human-made or natural event that causes destruction and devastation that cannot be relieved without assistance. Respond to disasters: key components: preparedness & transportation. Personal preparedness: people often use sand bags, board their homes, and have action plans in the face of disaster. Command centers are often set in hospitals or police stations. Identify the feelings that you and others may be experiencing. Look at the priority of each patient. Disaster homework: identify the roles of the nurse in the preparedness, response, and recovery stages of a disaster. Explain each and tell if this makes sense to you. Personal preparedness: the nurse can help her family to be prepared by helping equip them with the skills and knowledge to cope with a natural disaster. They may write response plans and rehearse the plan. They may prepare disaster kits for their family. They may help their kids to become familiar with emergency plans at school, as well.

Get access

Grade+
$40 USD/m
Billed monthly
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
10 Verified Answers
Class+
$30 USD/m
Billed monthly
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
7 Verified Answers

Related Documents