Preparing for disasters or communicable disease outbreaks is an important part of public health nursing. Visit the website http://www.ready.gov and 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