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paper presented at the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Beijing, China, 31st May.

paper presented at the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Beijing, China, 31st May.

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Disaster content varies in Australian postgraduate emergency nursing courses: Implications for educational preparedness Disaster content varies in Australian postgraduate emergency nursing courses: Implications for educational preparedness Presentation Transcript

  • Disaster content varies in Australian postgraduate tertiary emergency nursing courses: implications for educational preparedness
    Jamie Ranse
    Assistant ProfessorFaculty of Health
    University of Canberra
    Email: jamie.ranse@canberra.edu.au
    Website: www.jamieranse.com
    Twitter: jamieranse
  • research team
    Mr Jamie Ranse1,2
    Prof Paul Arbon2
    Mr Ramon Shaban3,4
    Dr Julie Considine5,6
    Ms Belinda Mitchell6
    Mr Shane Lenson7
    1. University of Canberra
    2. Flinders University
    3. Griffith University
    4. Princess Alexandra Hospital
    5. Deakin University
    6. Northern Health
    7. Royal College of Nursing, Australia
    Acknowledgements
    Ben Morley Scholarship, College of Emergency Nursing Australasia
  • background
    • Undergraduate programs
    • In-service
    • Formal programs
    • Emergency nursing workforce
    • National framework
  • aim
    Describe the disaster content in post-graduate emergency nursing programs in Australia
  • method
    • Descriptive and exploratory
    • Tertiary emergency nursing programs in 2009
    • Course convenors
    • Structured telephone interviews
    Questions
    • Convenor
    • Disaster content
    • Changes
  • results: demographics
    Gender and age
    • 10 Female (100%); 42yrs (30 – 53)
    Post-graduate education
    • Disaster: Nil
    • Other disaster education: 4 (40%)
    • Education / teaching: 4 (40%)
    Nursing experience
    • General nursing: 19yrs (9 – 24)
    • Emergency nursing: 13yrs (1 – 21)
  • results: course content overview
    Graduates
    • 32 per year, per course (9 – 80)
    Course delivery
    • Face-to-face, online, blended and self-directed
    Content related to disasters
    • Yes: 7 (70%)
    • No: 3 (30%)
  • results: disaster content overview
    Elements of disaster content in courses:
    Community and public health response
    Pre-hospital response
    Hospital response
    Disaster triage
    Sustainability
    Disaster exercises
    Incident systems
    Nursing role in disaster
    Communications Techniques
    Management of the dead and dying
    Disaster plans
    Role of other organisations in disaster response
    Mental health in relation to disasters
    Populations with specific needs
    Types of disasters
    Examples of disasters
    Health effects of disasters
  • results: disaster content overview
    Who delivers the content?
    • Course Convenor
    • Expert
    • Clinician
    Modifications
    • Pandemic / Terrorism
    • Online
    • Different speakers
  • discussion
    • Convenors experience varies
    • Disaster not discussed in all programs
    • Disaster content varied in all programs
  • Disaster content varies in Australian postgraduate tertiary emergency nursing courses: implications for educational preparedness
    Jamie Ranse
    Assistant ProfessorFaculty of Health
    University of Canberra
    Email: jamie.ranse@canberra.edu.au
    Website: www.jamieranse.com
    Twitter: jamieranse