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Author Langan, Joanne C.

Title Preparing nurses for disaster management / Joanne C. Langan, Dotti C. James
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, [2005]


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 MELB  616.025 Lan/Pnf  Unavailable C19
Description xvii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Disasters: a basic overview / Joanne C. Langan -- Planning for disasters / Joanne C. Langan, Julie Benbenishty -- Organization and implementation of the disaster response / Dotti C.James -- Promoting mental health: predisaster and postdisaster / Dorcas E. McLaughlin, Ruth B. Murray, Julie Benbenishty -- Preparing nursing administrators, faculty, and students for disasters / Joanne C. Langan, Vered Kater, Ayala Aharoni -- Preparing staff and inactive registered nurses to manage casualties / Dotti C. James ... [et al.] -- Management and preparation for battlefield casualties / Michelle R. Mandy -- Preparing community health nurses and nurses in ambulatory health centers / Dotti C. James -- Considerations for vulnerable populations / Joanne C. Langan, Dotti C. James -- Preparing nurses to plan and care for children during disaster situations / Nina K. Westhus, Diana Fendya, Vered Kater -- The role of the infection control nurse in disaster preparedness / Terri Rebmann -- Disaster as the personal experience / Joanne C. Langan, Vered Kater
Summary "This comprehensive resource prepares nurses, nursing students and administrators to provide care to victims of natural disasters, as well as disasters caused by biological, chemical or radiological agents. It offers vital information on disaster planning, response implementation and management of casualties, as well as post-disaster restoration, treatment of psychological effects of disasters and caring for children and vulnerable populations."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emergency management.
Disaster nursing.
Disaster Planning.
Nursing Process.
Author James, Dotti C.
LC no. 2004001636
ISBN 0131780697