The Intensive Care Unit's Role in Disaster Response
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Crisis Management, Administration, 2022, 10:40:00
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This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook,Fundamental Critical Care Support: Crisis Management 2022, titled "The Intensive Care Unit's Role in Disaster Response."
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe how the intensive care unit (ICU) fits into the overall hospital disaster management plan.
  • Review hazards specific to the critical care unit to allow optimal disaster planning.
  • Identify stakeholders to glean appropriate input in ICU preparation.
  • Review best practices in ICU disaster management exercises with particular identification of the unfamiliar task.
  • Initiate strategies for the prevention and treatment of burnout syndrome, compassion fatigue, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
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Content Type Book Chapter
Knowledge Area Crisis Management
Knowledge Area Administration
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Disaster
Tag Workforce
Year 2022


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