Disaster & Disaster Nursing Overview
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Disaster & Disaster Nursing Overview

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What is the definition of a disaster as per the UNDRR?

A disruption of the functioning of a society due to hazardous events

Who can be credited with the origin of disaster nursing?

Florence Nightingale

What are the goals of disaster nursing related to empowering survivors?

To empower survivors to participate in advocating for their health

How does disaster nursing aim to address inequalities in access to health care?

<p>By correcting inequalities in access to health care</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which individual influenced many to follow in her footsteps as a nurse during the Crimean War?

<p>Florence Nightingale</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is disaster nursing's role in relation to secondary disasters?

<p>To identify the potential for a secondary disaster</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the first step in disaster nursing according to the provided text?

<p>Rapid assessment of the situation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which principle of disaster nursing involves the adaptation of necessary nursing skills to emergency situations?

<p>Provision of supervision and support</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a key responsibility of a disaster nurse in coordinating patient triage during a crisis?

<p>Mitigation or removal of health hazards</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which principle emphasizes the selected use of essential nursing interventions?

<p>Elimination of nonessential nursing activities</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a crucial aspect of disaster nursing related to understanding and utilizing compassion?

<p>Provision of emotional support to personnel</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the major roles of a nurse during a disaster?

<p>Determine resources needed</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which action is NOT a responsibility of nurses during a disaster?

<p>Evaluate marketing strategies</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one ethical concept that is important for nurses during a disaster?

<p>Exercise leadership</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT part of a nurse's responsibility during a disaster?

<p>Serve as a weather forecaster</p> Signup and view all the answers

During a disaster, what should nurses do to maintain effective communication?

<p>Establish open lines of communication</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the significance of nurses collaborating with other professional disciplines during a disaster?

<p>To enhance coordination and effectiveness in response efforts</p> Signup and view all the answers

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