Nies & McEwen: Chapter 26: Natural and Man

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Natural and Man-Made Disasters
Nies & McEwen: Chapter 26
Objective 1:
• Define terms, compare and contrast methods
and concepts of natural and man-made
disasters related to community health
Objective 2:
• Define and discuss the following
characteristics of disasters
• Frequency
• Predictability
• Preventability
• Scope and number of casualties
• Intensity
Objective 3:
• Outline and discuss the following factors as they relate to
disaster management.
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A. List local, state, and federal governmental
responsibilities related to disaster management
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local--first responders & office of emergency
management (OEM)
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federal--US Department of Homeland Security
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B. National Response Plan
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C. Federal Emergency Management Agency
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D. Department of Health & Human Services
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E. Center for Disease Control & Prevention
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F. The American Red Cross
Objective 4:
• List, define, and discuss the following Disaster
Management Stages:
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Prevention Stage
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Preparedness & Planning Stage
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Response Stage
Objective 5:
• Discuss the principles and practice of Disaster
Triage
Objective 6:
• List, describe, and discuss the phases of
Community Responses to Disaster
• heroic phase
• honeymoon phase
• disillusionment phase
• reconstruction phase
Objective 7:
• Discuss the phenomenon of post traumatic
stress disorder as it relates to survivors of
natural and man-made disasters
Objective 8:
• Discuss the following bioterrorism-agents
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Anthrax
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Smallpox