You are in charge of getting a site prepared for disasters:

  • Select and describe a natural or man-made disaster that could occur in Palm Beach County, FL (HURRICANES or TORNADOES)
  • Identify your target population and include your rationale for why you selected this disaster.

Describe what you as a nurse should do by addressing the following:

  • Preparedness: How would you prepare your target population for this type of disaster?
  • Response: If you are the only nurse at the scene, what actions would you take?
  • Recovery: How would you handle the recovery efforts that are specific to your target population?