Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in Disaster Nursing. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to nurses in all practice areas who are called upon to respond on the occurrence of calamitous events.

Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Best Practices and Models of Care; Clinical Competence in Disaster Response; Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT); Disaster Nursing Competencies; Disaster Preparedness Plans; Emergency Preparedness Plans; Evacuation Procedures; International Disaster Nursing; Cultural Competence IMSurt; Mobile Shelters; Patient Stabilization Procedures; Personal Safety Issues; Triage Management/Policies

Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.


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Items may have collaborating or joint authors. At least one of the authors must be a nurse and must be the submitter of the item.

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