Nurses on the Front Line: Preparing for and Responding to Emergencies and Disasters


Course Overview

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Course Description
This course is sponsored by George Washington University Department of Nursing Education Developed with funding from the Department of Homeland Security. The NNEPI course uses video animations and case- and scenario-based activities to engage the learner throughout the interactive course.

This course is provided by The George Washington University - School of Nursing and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Nurses responding to emergencies and disasters.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discussing Critical Thinking in Critical Times
  2. Reviews Chemical Events
  3. Reviews Biological Events
  4. Reviews Radiological/Nuclear Events
  5. Reviews Explosive Events

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
Community Health Center Core Competency Model

  • CHCM-E2 Apply emergency and disaster response management processes to primary health care settings.
  • CHCM-E3 Respond to organizations emergency preparedness plan in drills and actual emergencies

Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
None available

6 hrs.

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Course Publication Date
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