Disaster Management

EDMAR C. SANTOS

PROBLEM •Nurses’ Role in Disaster Management (Preonset and Post Disaster) .

Identify disaster nursing as the following: • D.ESTRUCTION • I-NCIDENT • S-UFFERINGS • A-DMINISTRATIVE OR FINANCIAL FAILURES • S-ENTIMENTS • T-RAGEDIES • E-RUPTION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE • R-ESEARCH PROGRAM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATIONS .Programs 1.

Factors affecting disaster through the following: • Physical factors. functioning of utilities such as electricity and telephone services • Chemical factors.weather conditions.2. and food supplies • Biological factors • Social factors • Psychological factors .leakage of stored chemicals into the water. availability of food and water.Discuss agents and epidemiology of Disaster 3. soil. air. time when disaster occurs.

Familiarize on faces of disaster *Pre impact.restoration of pre-disaster condition .remedy and recovery period *Rehabilitation.occurs prior to the onset of the disaster *Impact phase.4. continuing to immediately following disaster *Assessment of extent of losses *Identifications of remaining sources *Planning for rescuing victims *Post Impact phase.period of time when disaster occurs.

Deliberate Disaster cycle and management • • • • • • • • • • • Response Risk reduction phase before disaster Recovery phase after disaster Disaster impact and response Medical treatment for large number of casualties Search.5. rescue and first aid Field care Triage Tagging Identifications of dead Relief phase .

Epidemiologic surveillance and disease control • Vaccination • Nutrition • Rehabilitation • Water supply • Food safety • Basic sanitation and personal hygiene • Vector Control .6.

Management for Post-traumatic stress disorder and restoration of disaster victims • Identify symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder • Incidence and onset of symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder • Predisposing factors • Cause of Post-traumatic stress disorder • Factors contributing Post-traumatic stress disorder • Determine high risk group for Posttraumatic stress disorder .7.

etc. flashflood. earthquakes. conservation. paralegal. housing and livelihood. landslide.Role of Rehabilitation • Spectrum of care would cover issues related to healthcare. rights and justice • Psychosocial interventions 9. . tsunami.8. self-help. hurricanes. Disaster preparedness on the issues of flood. storms.

Theory FOURTEEN BASIC HUMAN NEEDS BY VIRGINIA HENDERSON “I say that the care for others what they would do for themselves if they had the strength. But I go onto say that the nurse makes the patient independent for him or her as soon as possible.” . the will and the knowledge.

needs. dress and undress Maintain body temperature within a normal range by adjusting clothing Keep the body clean and well groomed and protect body integument Avoid danger in the environment and avoid injuring others Communicate with others in expressing emotions.14 Basic Human Needs • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Breathe normally Eat and drink adequately Eliminate body wastes Move and maintain desirable posture Sleep and rest Select suitable clothes. fear and opinion Worship according to one’s faith Work in such a way that there is a sense of accomplishment Play or participate in various forms of recreations Learn. discover or satisfy the curiosity that leads to normal development and health and use the available health facilities .

The society expect nurses to act for individuals who are unable to function independently. The nurse provided the nursing care to individual in relation to families. . This is the concept of environment which functions to support the task of public and private agencies.Nurse viewed as one who serves to make the patient “complete” “whole” or independent. Nurses assist physicians in the implementation of various therapeutic plans with consideration of a highly individualized care.

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