Public health officials

Assignment Content

  1. Public health officials can play a huge part in disaster planning and emergency preparedness.
    Evaluate your community or state disaster response plan. Ensure you:
    • Identify nursing roles and responsibilities during each phase of disaster management. Consider:
    • Planning
    • Preparedness
    • Response
    • Recovery
    • Evaluate your community or state’s plan for preparedness and disaster management:
    • Does it include provisions for each phase of preparedness and disaster planning?
    • Does it clearly account for community needs?
    • Does the plan include evidence of thought beyond the written report?
    • Is there evidence of a record-keeping system for resources, treatment, and identification of victims?
    • Are there redundancies built into the plan if one option fails? Are backup plans in place?
    • Analyze your community or state’s plan for addressing mass casualty situations.

    Cite at least 1 peer-reviewed and 1 evidence-based reference.
    Include APA-formatted citations and a references page.
    Exception for presentations: Include a slide with APA-formatted references.
    Format your assignment as one of the following:
    • 7- to 10-slide presentation
    • 1- to 2-minute podcast
    • 7- to 10-minute oral presentation
    • 350- to 525-word paper
    • Legal-sized infographic
    • Another format approved by your instructor