Community Emergency Preparedness and Response
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Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper about community emergency preparedness and response.
Include the following in the paper:
• Explain the events which took place during Episode 5, focusing on the following areas of the Neighborhood:
o Senior center
o Bley household
• Examine the actions of health care workers in response to the health concerns of key characters within this episode.
o Explain the role of the public health care teams in the Neighborhood in the emergency preparedness.
o Explain the role of the nurses that initially responded to the emergency.
o Explain other types of nurses that should monitor the effects of this emergency on community health.
• Explain how other types of public health agencies (local, state, and national) could have assisted with Neighborhood hospital’s situation.
• Explain how public health care teams can enhance the citizens’ preparedness for community emergencies.
o Explain how could the public health care teams in the Neighborhood have assisted the Bley household?
• Offer suggestions to enhance personal preparedness for this type of emergency and similar community emergencies.