Nursing Emergency Preparedness Quiz
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Nursing Emergency Preparedness Quiz

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What is the impact of natural disasters on hospital care?

Overwhelmed hospital systems with increased medical needs and decreased resources

During natural disasters, nurses may be needed in hospitals or shelters to ensure that patients receive ongoing care. What challenges may nurses face during this time?

Increased workload and decreased resources

Why is training in disaster nursing and emergency preparedness important for nurses?

To develop clinical frameworks and leadership qualities to be invaluable in times of crisis

During a natural disaster, hospitals may see their admission numbers swell by hundreds of patients, most of whom need urgent care. What impact does this have on hospital resources and staffing?

<p>It puts a strain on hospital resources and staffing.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is training in disaster nursing and emergency preparedness important for nurses?

<p>It helps nurses develop the right clinical frameworks and leadership qualities.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the impact of natural disasters on nurses providing care during these times?

<p>Nurses are subject to physical and emotional stressors and may be dealing with personal crises.</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the triage system described in the text, which criteria are used to evaluate injured adults over 8 years old?

<p>Ability to walk, respiratory rate, capillary filling, and obeying commands</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the triage system described in the text?

<p>To evaluate injured adults over 8 years old based on their ability to walk</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where was the triage system described in the text created?

<p>California</p> Signup and view all the answers

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