Older Adults: Vulnerable During Disasters

Description: The online course “Older Adults: Vulnerable During Disasters” features a presentation delivered by Karen Lamb, DNP, APRN, BC. Topics covered include the key concerns that may arise for older adults caught in disasters, such as sensory deprivation, the multiple loss effect, and chronic health issues, and what can be done to make older adults less vulnerable.

Author(s)
Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Insitute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A108, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: vulnerable populations, older adults, elderly, emergencies, disabled, multiple loss effect, deprivation, disasters
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Medical Supplies Management and Distribution, Common: Planning, Common: Risk Management
Universal Task Listing: Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Tue Apr 22 19:08:16 -0400 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:05:41 -0400 2009