Disaster Preparedness and Response presents an overview of a nurse’s role in planning for and responding to a mass casualty incident.
Help Support Natural Disaster Relief Efforts! Join over 100,000 nurses worldwide who have already discovered
Course Objectives:the critical information in this course. For every course purchased, $1 will be donated to the American Red Cross to support natural disaster relief efforts.
- Discuss the role of the nurse in disaster preparedness and response.
- List resources that can help nurses become better prepared to respond to a mass casualty incident.
- Provide information to patients/clients/colleagues/family that will help them be better prepared for a disaster.
- Describe how local/state/federal agencies and organizations might respond to a disaster.
About the Author Dr. Rebmann is the Associate Director of Curricular Affairs and Assistant Professor in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, at the Institute for Biosecurity at the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. She has been with the Institute since its inception in July of 2000.
She is a PhD Nurse researcher with an emphasis in infectious disease emergency preparedness and is board certified in Infection Control and Epidemiology. Terri’s past work experience includes research and clinical practice with HIV/AIDS patients and hospital Infection Control.
In her current position with the Institute for Biosecurity, she is responsible for the Masters in Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness Program. Her duties include curriculum development, program management, and student advising. She is also responsible for the development of bioterrorism training and reference materials for healthcare and public health professionals.
Rebmann is a published author and conducts lectures nationwide on bioterrorism, emerging infectious diseases, and infection control practices. She facilitates bioterrorism exercises and the development of bioterrorism-related websites. She serves as reviewer of continuing education programs for healthcare providers on infection control and infectious disease related topics.
Sigma Theta Tau International is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. http://www.nursecredentialing.org/
Course author attests that no relevant financial relationship exists between her and any commercial supporting entity which would present a conflict of interest or commercialize the presentation content.
Let our business sales specialist contact you about this and other recommended solutions for hospitals or academic institutions. Please call 1-888-NKI-4YOU or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.