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
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(3/24/2017)Disaster has almost become a household word in America and around the world. Disaster Preparedness provides some since of control over the effects of disaster, however small that may be. The National Response Framework ...
(6/15/2016)The Readiness Estimate & Deployability Index measures the level of individual deployment readiness among military and civilian nursing personnel for operations in austere environments such as conflicts and natural disasters. ...
(6/15/2016)The Readiness Estimate & Deployability Index (READI) measures the level of individual deployment readiness among military and civilian nurses to deploy to austere environments during conflicts or natural disasters. The ...
The Role of Nurses in an Interdisciplinary Care Team responding to Mass Fatality Disasters: Promoting Equity and Access to Care (12/19/2014)The majority of individuals cared for by international relief organizations responding to multi-fatality disasters are those with limited access to care; therefore, human care inequities are frequently apparent. This ...