When Disasters Strike: Preparing for the Unexpected - 19-GANN-F3-0163

When Disasters Strike: Preparing for the Unexpected

by Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN and Scott F. McConnell, RN, CEN, NRP, PHRN, MICN
19-GANN-F3-0163
(4.6 / 90 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.50 CEH)

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Summary:

This module features an overview of disaster management in EDs, including the definition of the four stages of disaster management and the appropriate triage of patients. Preparation of ED personnel, such as RNs, EMTs, physicians, pharmacists, and technicians, will help them to respond to disasters and the patient populations affected by them more effectively.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to inform RNs, EMTs, physicians, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians about the types of disasters and the interventions to help respond to disasters. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain the four stages of disaster management
  • Explain how to triage a patient using disaster triage criteria
  • Review key factors to include in an institution-specific action plan for mass casualty incidents
  • Discuss the role of the healthcare team in disaster preparation and intervention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs/paramedics, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and physicians.
 
EMTs/paramedics: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
This CE activity is accredited for 1.5 Basic CEH by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
 
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Course Originally Released on: 9/2/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/25/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/22/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

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Denisse M - Riverview, FL  ·  May 21, 2020
Great, would highly recommend
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Brent T - WESTLAND, MI  ·  May 21, 2020
This review was great. Just trying to get to 20 characters.
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Devon L - Hutto, TX  ·  May 20, 2020
learned alot about disaster prepardeness
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Jason A - port charlotte, FL  ·  May 13, 2020
always a great course to have and take
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Tyler N - Saugus, CA  ·  May 08, 2020
great course very informative! leaned a lot!
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