5191.0 Education for Disaster Preparedness and Response

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
The Public Health Nurse’s role in community mobilization post Katrina and other natural disasters is explored. The need for training of public health nurses to meet disaster preparedness along with leadership skills will be discussed.
Session Objectives: List three training needs for disaster preparedness expressed by nurses in the four year longitudinal study done in Texas. Analyze the methods employed by the Purdue School of Nursing and the Community of Biloxi, Mississippi to form a collaborative disaster preparedness relationship.
Linda Lake, RN, PHN, MSN

12:30 PM
An Assessment of Nurses' Public Health Emergency Readiness and Training Needs in Rural North Texas
Holly E. Jacobson, PhD, Francisco Soto Mas, MD, PhD, MPH, Chiehwen Ed Hsu, PhD, MS, MPH, Jerry A. Miller, MS, PhD and Jame P. Turley, PhD, RN
1:00 PM
Purdue University School of Nursing and Biloxi, Mississippi: A Collaborative Community Partnership
Libby A. Richards, MSN, RN, CHES, Julie C. Novak, DNSc, RN, CPNP, Lynn V. Davis, RN, MSN, CFNP and Jacqueline Kay Nielsen, PhD(c), RN, MSN

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Endorsed by: Environment

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