Oct 20, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7809 - CORNERSTONE OF CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN THE DISASTER CYCLE

[3 Credits]
Cornerstone of Cultural Competency in the Disaster Cycle introduces the nurse executive student with strategies to address the phases in the disaster cycle; facilitate and work effectively as a member of an interprofessional team to manage both physical and psychological impacts of disasters on vulnerable groups, and to improve quality of nursing care during disasters. Drawing upon the C3DC Model and theories of social vulnerability, Cornerstone of Cultural Competency in the Disaster Cycle will provide the executive nurse student with the knowledge and skills to intervene with vulnerable populations during disasters, in order to reduce health disparities, improve quality of life during disasters, and enhance community resiliency. Practicum experiences will allow the nurse executive student to gain a better understanding of emergency preparedness and disaster response and the impact on vulnerable populations of a community.