Grand Canyon University
Jessica. This is great information you found to help in preparation for a disaster. I especially like the steps of planning for disaster such as preimpact, impact, and post impact. You clearly stated and explained them. They are very resourceful, especially in times of a crisis. When a crisis arises, it is beneficial to everyone involved, including emergency services, police, government, and citizens to have preparation and plans in place. By having these steps in place for preimpact, impact, and post impact it helps to ensure a plan of defensive is optimal for the safety of others.
Working in the ER we also have plans in place to prepare for disaster and help the community, patients, and prospective patients. We go through a series of training, teaching, and renewals to ensure that we are using the utmost superior information and resrouces available to provide for …show more content…
The communication patterns and who to relay information to is very important, such as the department heads as well as staff and community members that are in leadership positions. Another important consideration is equipment such as vests, materials and other hazmat necessities including a decontamination room for any possible exposures so that they it can be isolated from other citizens. Security is also very important to ensure safety of all leaders, staff and volunteers. A triage plan is also extremely important in order to prioritize treatment options and provide the best care for the disaster incidences. ("Suny Downstate Medical Center," 2014)
Emergency management plan for mass casualty. (2014). Retrieved from