You Have A Total Of 5 Weeks For Each Week You Will Respond To The Questions In One Paragraph So It Will Be A Total Of 5 Paragraph.

WEEK ONE

This week, explain the various responsibilities and services of FEMA when a disaster occurs in the United States. Do some research on past disasters, and describe how FEMA supported the community and disaster efforts. Address 2-3 of the following.

· How did FEMA help people prepare for the disaster?

· What services did FEMA provide to the community?

· Who else participated in the disaster relief efforts?

· How much monetary damage was caused by the disaster? Or, how much did FEMA spend in relief?

· What was public perception of FEMA and the response they provided?

Provide links to your sources for others to reference.

Support your answer with evidence from the disasters that you researched.

WEEK 2

Choose one of the natural disasters represented in the videos above and answer the following:

· What are some of the nursing implications of this disaster?

· What diseases do you need be concerned about and how would you protect yourself and others? Be specific.

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WEEK 3

For this week’s discussion, you are asked to research a bioterrorist incident. Begin by reviewing the Media Focus video on bioterrorism in Week 3 of the Content and Activties, then explore the Internet.

Give an example and details from national/international news of a bioterrorist attack.

Address all of the following in your post:

· What was the classification of biological agent used in the attack?

· Discuss the implications of the biological agent.

· Discuss the therapy for the biological agent.

· What are the decontamination procedures for the biological agent used in the attack?

· Define the appropriate level of PPE required for this type of biological agent?

In your post, provide the name of the incident you have chosen, and support your answers with evidence/examples. Please provide a working link and a citation for your source(s).

WEEK 4

For this week’s discussion, we will be looking at local or national response protocols that were initiated during a critical incident, and you will choose your topic!

Search reputable local and national media for a man-made disaster to discuss.

Search for critical instances such as: hostage situations, mass shootings, multiple-vehicle or mass transit accidents with multiple critical injuries, and disease outbreaks.

In your initial post, describe the incident and address the following:

· Determine the incident type and explain your reasoning.

· What resources were deployed for this incident?

· What protocols were implemented successfully, and which were unsuccessful?

· Discuss way to improve the response to this type of incident in the future.

Support your answer with evidence. ​ Please provide a working link to your story source.

WEEK 5

We have already discussed weather related natural disasters and bioterrorism, and now we will focus on other types of disasters. For this week’s discussion, you are asked to research a technological or human induced disaster.

(This not the same as in Weeks 3 and 4 where you might have discussed hostage situations, mass shootings, multiple-vehicle or mass transit accidents with multiple critical injuries, bioterrorism, and disease outbreaks.) Here you want to look at situations such as radiological, nuclear accidents, technological disasters (electromagnetic pulse), and hazardous material spills.

In your post, provide the name of the incident you have chosen, and support your answers with evidence/examples. Please provide a working link and a citation for your source(s).

Select 2 of the items below to discuss:

1. At what point does a technological or man made event become labeled a disaster?

2. Name and explain the impact categories associated with your disaster.

3. How well do you think the United States is prepared for a disaster like the one you selected?

4. Discuss the factors that can influence the effects a disaster may have on a community or region.

5. What nursing interventions would be a priority for these victims?

6. What community resources should be provided to the victims for follow up needs?

Support your answer with evidence from scholarly sources.

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