3072.0 Disasters: response and recovery, and health access

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session focuses on the response and recovery from a disaster. It examines: a populations access to health care during and after a disaster; the importance of preparing nursing students for disaster nursing; integrating cultural competence into disaster preparedness; and understanding the factors associated with job satisfaction among nurses caring for war-victims
Session Objectives: 1. identify one health effect for each of the disasters presented 2. describe a method to engage volunteers in disaster preparedness 3. explain a strategy for incorporating cultural competence into disaster preparedness.
Kathleen May, DNSc, PHCNS-BC, RN

9:10 AM
Job satisfaction among nurses caring for war-victims in Sri Lanka
Wasantha Jayawardene, MD, Ahmed Youssefagha, PhD, Dayani Nilwala, MBBS and Mohammad R. Torabi, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Peace Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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