BOOK: Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2019). Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.
(book and reading must be used and cited)
This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs)
CO 3: Plan prevention and population-focused interventions for vulnerable populations using professional clinical judgment and evidence-based practice. (PO 4 and 8)
CO 6: Utilize a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2)
Preparing for disasters, terrorist threats, or communicable disease outbreaks is an important part of public health nursing.
Share an overview of a natural or human-made disaster that has occurred in your area in the last 20 years.
(South Florida, Broward County, hurricane Wilma)
Include a URL and reference to the event. This may be a news article.
Describe how your community was impacted.
Describe lessons learned and changes made to preparedness.