ReadyRN, Handbook for Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness, 2nd Edition

ReadyRN

2nd Edition Handbook for Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

By Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FNAP, President and CEO, TenER Consulting Group, LLC; Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY


Part 1 Basics

1. Disaster Management


Part 2 Natural and Public Health Disasters

2. Weather-Related and Environmental Disasters

3. Public Health Emergencies

4. Emerging Infectious Diseases


Part 3 Weaponry and Human-Caused Disasters

5. Chemical Emergencies

6. Biological Agents

7. Radiological and Nuclear Disasters

8. Explosives / Mass Casualty Events


Part 4 Priorities in Disaster Site Management

9. Personal Protective Equipment

10. Triage

11. Decontamination


Part 5 Clinical Management

12. Burn Management

13. Victim Assessment and Management

14. On-Scene Management

15. Psychological Considerations

16. Disaster Settings

17. Mass Immunization Clinics

18. Legal Implications


Appendices: Customizable References and Information

A. Family Disaster Plan

B. Contacts: Local and State Public Health Information

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

References