3345.0 Disasters: Response and Recovery

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will provide the participant with first-hand information about lessons learned regarding response and recovery efforts related to Hurricane Ike’s impact on the people and facilities at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Sessions will report on a wide range of findings including: immunoendocrine stress responses (faculty, staff, and students), nurses’ lived experience while working during disaster, as well as community recovery and adaptation.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the impacts of a hurricane on human and facility resources at an academic institution. 2. Describe at least one lesson learned related to successfully adapting to disasters caused by hurricanes.
Laura Anderko, RN, PhD

After the Storm: Effects of Hurricane Ike on University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) & Galveston Island
Yolanda Davila, PhD, RN, Elnora P. Mendias, PhD, RN and Steven R. Machlin, MS
Protection of a Wet lab from a Natural Disaster: Lessons learned from Hurricane Ike 2008
Kyungeh An, PhD, RN, Elizabeth Reifsnider, PhD, APRN, BC and William New, MA
Emergency preparedness: A simulation experience
Gayle W. Bentley, DNP, APRN, BC, Betty B. Daniels, MN, RN, Peter Way, MSN, RN and Lori Schumacher, PHD, RN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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