Surge Capacity for Disasters: Role of the Community Health/Public Health Nurse

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In a major disaster, public health agencies must be able to expand operations to effectively monitor community health, provide care when others fail, and educate the community about risks and appropriate protective measures. Community health/public health nurses have important roles to play in emergency planning and in mounting an effective emergency response.


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Name: Margaret Watson
Phone: (518) 402-4659
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Center for Public Health Preparedness

School of Public Health

University at Albany (SUNY)

One University Place

Rensselaer, NY 12144

 


Meta Information
Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture
Languages: English
Target Capabiltities: Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Respond: Mass Prophylaxis, Common: Planning, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Public Domain
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Mon Aug 14 15:42:47 -0400 2006
Last Updated: Wed Mar 12 10:42:15 -0400 2008