Leadership Management - Disasters

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nursedaisy98
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Leadership Management - Disasters
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2014-04-19 23:51:06
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NCLEX RN
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Leadership Management
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Disasters
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  1. The nurse is the first responder after a tornado has destroyed many homes in the community. Which victim should the nurse attend to first?
    1. The 32-year-old pregnant woman who exclaims, "My baby is not moving."
    2. The 2-year-old standing next to an adult family member screaming, "I want my mommy!"
    3. The 4-year-old complaining, "My leg is bleeding so bad, I am afraid it is going to fall off!"
    4. The 88-year-old who is sitting next to her husband sobbing, "My husband is dead. My husband is dead."
    3. The 4-year-old complaining, "My leg is bleeding so bad, I am afraid it is going to fall off!"
  2. The community health nurse is working with disaster relief after a tornado. The nurse's goal for the community is to prevent as much injury and death as possible from the uncontrollable event. Finding safe housing for survivors, providing support to families, organizing counseling, and securing physical care when needed are all examples of which level of prevention?
    1. Primary level of prevention
    2. Secondary level of prevention
    3. Tertiary level of prevention
    4. Quaternary level of prevention
    3. Tertiary level of prevention
  3. The nurse in the hospital emergency department is notified by emergency medical services that several victims who survived a plane crash will be transported to the hospital. Victims are suffering from cold exposure because the plane plummeted and submerged into a local river. What is the initial action of the nurse?
    1. Call the nursing supervisor to activate the agency disaster plan.
    2. Supply the triage rooms with bottles of sterile water and normal saline.
    3. Call the intensive care unit to request that nurses be sent to the emergency department.
    4. Call the laundry department, and ask the department to send as many warm blankets as possible to the emergency department.
    1. Call the nursing supervisor to activate the agency disaster plan.
  4. The nurse is reviewing the manual of disaster preparedness and response for the annual hospital disaster drill. The nurse reads that which are functions of the American Red Cross (ARC) as opposed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the United States? Select all that apply.
    1. Provide monetary relief.
    2. Provide crisis counseling.
    3. Identify and train personnel.
    4. Issue presidential declarations.
    5. Deploy National Guard troops.
    6. Handle inquiries from families.
    • 2. Provide crisis counseling.
    • 3. Identify and train personnel.
    • 6. Handle inquiries from families.
  5. The community health nurse is preparing to teach personnel and family preparedness for disasters to a group of parents of school-age children. Which items should the nurse plan to include in disaster preparedness? Select all that apply.
    1. Flashlight
    2. Supply of batteries
    3. Battery-operated radio
    4. Extra pair of eyeglasses
    5. 3-week supply of water
    6. 3-week supply of nonperishable food
    • 1. Flashlight
    • 2. Supply of batteries
    • 3. Battery-operated radio
    • 4. Extra pair of eyeglasses

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