May 28, 2023  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

NUR 445 - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

3 credit(s)
This course provides an overview of emergency and disaster preparedness. Beginning with definitions and scope of natural disasters, pandemics, and terrorism, students consider homeland security, planning and operations, roles of citizens and the professions, barriers to preparedness, legal considerations, psychological responses, and ethical issues. Using group facilitation and case study method, the course prepares students for a leadership role to advance community emergency preparedness, volunteer management, and community recovery activities. Information provides the foundation for personal and professional emergency-preparedness planning and action.
Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate or graduate standing in nursing and health professions; other students by permission of instructor.

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