Researchers with the Idaho State University School of Nursing and the Idaho Public Health Association are interested in developing a disaster nursing competency assessment tool for use with baccalaureate nursing students. We are requesting your assistance with developing a tied competency assessment tool based on the International Council of Nurses and World Health Organization (2009) … Continue reading Development of a Tiered Assessment Tool for Disaster Nursing Competencies
On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas leading to catastrophic flooding in Houston and surrounding areas. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean and Florida, causing flooding, damage, and widespread power outages. Most hospitals in the impacted areas sheltered-in-place requiring nurses and other critical staff to stay at … Continue reading Now is the Time, Personal Preparedness Can’t Wait!
We developed a toolkit using a collaborative and partner-centered approach to disaster preparedness and response and is designed for interdisciplinary workforce development.