Disaster content in Australian tertiary postgraduate emergency nursing courses: a survey.
Jamie Ranse, Ramon Z Shaban, Julie Considine, Karen Hammad, Paul Arbon, Belinda Mitchell, Shane Lenson
Australas Emerg Nurs J | Published : 2013
BACKGROUND: Emergency nurses play a pivotal role in disaster relief during the response to, and recovery of both in-hospital and out-of-hospital disasters. Postgraduate education is important in preparing and enhancing emergency nurses' preparation for disaster nursing practice. The disaster nursing content of Australian tertiary postgraduate emergency nursing courses has not been compared across courses and the level of agreement about suitable content is not known. AIM: To explore and describe the disaster content in Australian tertiary postgraduate emergency nursing courses. METHOD: A retrospective, exploratory and descriptive study of the disaster content of Australian tertiary postgradu..View full abstract