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Nurses go through many years of education before they start working in hospitals, but their education is never-ending. Nurses are prepared in disaster situations due to their disaster training and education. This nation has experienced many life altering disasters and surely will experience more in the future. That is why nurses have been trained and educated in disaster occurrences to be able to provide front-line care to those in need. Nurses are also becoming more efficient in adaptability/change and implement care based on the disaster’s occurrence. Nurses understanding of PPE within the COVID-19 pandemic greatly reduced the spread of the virus which could be much worse if not for the nurses’ preparation.
Nurses, Disasters, Prepared
Medicine and Health Sciences
Wampole, Paige, "Are Healthcare Workers in Hospitals Ready for Disasters in the Community?" (2021). Student Research Poster Presentations 2021. 45.