NCM 120 Second Sem Disaster Preparedness and Management Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a core component of effective disaster planning?

Conducting routine preparedness activities only

What is the primary purpose of conducting disaster drills and table-top sessions?

To evaluate the comprehension and abilities of personnel executing the plan

Which of the following is NOT a potential scenario that internal disaster plans must address?

Loss of external communication systems

During the evaluation of a disaster plan, which of the following is NOT a recommended step?

Excluding personnel with limited comprehension of the plan

Which of the following phases of an internal disaster response plan is focused on addressing the immediate aftermath of the disaster?

Response Phase

Which of the following is NOT a factor that suggests an increased need for disaster planning within hospitals?

Availability of local, regional, and national assistance

In the planning and preparedness phase of disaster management, which of the following actions should take priority for nurses?

Conducting community risk assessments to identify potential hazards and vulnerable populations

During the impact phase of a disaster, which of the following should be the primary focus for nurses?

Activating disaster response plans and mitigating ongoing hazards

In the post-impact phase of a disaster, which of the following actions should be prioritized by nurses?

Re-triaging and transporting patients to appropriate care facilities

When evaluating a disaster plan, which of the following should be considered to ensure comprehensive representation?

All of the above

In the recovery phase of a disaster, which of the following actions should be prioritized by nurses?

All of the above

When responding to a disaster that affects a vulnerable population, which of the following should be a key consideration for nurses?

All of the above

Which aspect is crucial for effective leadership and command post identification during a disaster response?

Establishing a clear chain of command with designated roles and responsibilities

In accommodating vulnerable populations during a disaster, which approach is most appropriate?

Conducting a comprehensive vulnerability analysis to identify and address the unique needs of at-risk populations

To ensure comprehensive disaster planning, which stakeholder group should be actively involved in critiquing and evaluating the disaster plan?

Representatives from all sectors, including government, private organizations, and community members

Which approach is most effective for evaluating the comprehension and execution of a disaster plan?

Conducting tabletop exercises and simulations to test the plan's effectiveness

In the event of a large-scale disaster that overwhelms local resources, which approach is most appropriate for obtaining additional assistance?

Requesting assistance from regional, state, or national agencies and organizations as needed

Which method is most effective for identifying potential hazards and their impact on a community?

Conducting hazard identification and mapping to assess potential risks and vulnerabilities

Test your knowledge on disaster preparedness and management continuum including planning, response, recovery, and evaluation phases. Explore nursing actions during pre-impact, impact, and post-impact stages.

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