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Disaster Preparedness: How we mitigate the effects of disasters on a personal, institutional, and governmental levels
During this course, students will gain an understanding of the Disaster Cycle, concentrating on the Mitigation Phase. They will examine disaster planning on a personal level, including developing a personal or family disaster plan. Institutional and governmental planning will be examined to gain an understanding of the process, the difficulties involved, as well as the successes and failings. Other issues to be discussed include: Attitude and Awareness, ethical considerations, violence, and compassion in light of the realities of disasters and their effects. The course will be designed to be interactive and include a great deal of input and discussion from the students.
Upon completion of this class, the student will be able to:
1.Discuss the elements of disaster preparation and response.
2.Demonstrate critical thinking in awareness, preparation and application of disaster response and management on a personal, local and national level.
3.Utilize critical thinking and psychomotor skills in the assessment of potential disaster and mass casualty situations.
4.Analyze the implementation of evidence-based, holistic, cost effective planning for disaster and mass casualty situations.
5.Analyze ethical dilemmas encountered in the specialty setting and the methods by which advanced practice nurses assist the patient, family and other health care providers with resolution.
Originally posted by fnpmitchreturns
reply to post by digital01anarchy
I am sure some parts will be boring .... but there will be info and ideas that I might not have thought of or about....... this is not a prepper course .....
Thanks for your support.....