This assessment is aligned with the module objective “Explain the role and responsibilities of nurses in relation to disasters.” As part of the written assignment, you will complete the following task; Evaluate and discuss a current natural or man-made disaster focusing on disaster characteristics and management styles.
Discussion; This discussion board is aligned with the module objective “Explain the role and responsibilities of nurses in relation to disasters.” As part of the discussion you will:
Nurses serve as emergency management committees to ensure the community is prepared for disasters at a community level. For instance, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (PA), has an emergency management department that deals with emergency and hazardous materials planning, community education, financial support, operational coordination, and many others (Montcopa.org 2019a). They also have a different corporation that helps the community during disasters such as extreme weather or disease outbreak (Readymontco, 2019). Nurses with their training and experience should be able to promote and prevent illness and get involved in all levels of disaster planning and management. However,