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ERIC Number: ED513100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 75
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-9829-0904-1
Disaster Preparedness: Guidelines for School Nurses
Doyle, Janice; Loyacono, Thomas R.
National Association of School Nurses (NJ3)
These guidelines help school nurses understand their role in preparing for disasters and major emergencies. The guidelines are suitable for planning for a variety of emergency and disaster situations. Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for School Nurses is based on the four phases of disaster management as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): mitigation, planning, response, and recovery. The four phases are recognized throughout the disaster preparedness community as the standard comprehensive approach to disaster management. These guidelines provide an overview of the school nurse's role in disaster preparedness, describe each phase of disaster management, and include a collection of tools to assist school nurses in becoming more involved in disaster planning in their school setting.
National Association of School Nurses. 8484 Georgia Avenue Suite 420, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 866-627-6767; Tel: 240-821-1130; Fax: 301-585-1791; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Support Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Nurses