Disaster and Communicable Disease Preparedness

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Disaster and Communicable Disease Preparedness (graded)

Preparing for disasters or communicable disease outbreaks is an important part of public health nursing. Visit the websitehttp://www.ready.govand http://www.ready.gov/pandemic. Review the steps for being prepared for a disaster or pandemic.

  • As a community health nurse, what elements do you think are important to stress to the community?
  • How well is your community prepared for a potential outbreak or disaster?

Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2014). Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.Retrieved from http://www.ready.gov/

Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2014). Pandemic.Retrieved from
http://www.ready.gov/pandemic