Discussion 2 - Which is an important component of community health nursing
In this unit, you are learning about disaster preparedness, which is an important component of community health nursing and the nursing profession. For this discussion, respond to the following:
· Pick a federal, state, or local disaster agency, such as The Red Cross or FEMA, and describe its role in responding to a range of emergencies that might arise.
· What is disaster preparedness, as it relates to the nursing profession?
· Identify 2 emergency response functions or roles and how they could be demonstrated in an emergency response drill.
· Describe 3 examples in which your community agencies currently respond to emergent situations.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references.