• Course Code: NURS002
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec, 0Lab, 0Tut
  • Course Type: University Requirements (UR) (CUR)

Course Description

A guide to the basic components preparing nurses to provide health care under disaster conditions and to respond effectively in emergency situations. The student will be introduced to the principles of disaster preparedness and management, the common tasks consistent across all disaster responses, the key components of a disaster preparedness plan, health care systems frameworks for disaster response, impact of disasters, legal and ethical issues, and types of disasters and their causes.