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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2016, 9(5): 328-334 Back to browse issues page
Necessity for learning the knowledge and skills required for nurses in disaster
Mahdiye Nejadshafiee 1, Forogh Sarhangi 2, Ali Rahmani 3, Mohamad Mehdi Salari 4
1- Research Center Management Health, Baqiyatallah Univesity of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iran , sarhangy@yaho
3- Department of Military Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Health, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1111 Views)

Background and Aims: Natural and man-made disasters was considered as permanent threat for all communities, especially Iran. In disasters, health centers need trained and specialized staff which provide health services and treatment with knowledge and skills. Nurses have been in the forefront of medical care throughout the wellness and illness continuum, which should be involved in all aspects of disaster care. This research aimed to develop the curriculum of the care in disasters for baccalaureate degree of nursing.

Methods: This is a descriptive and survey study which was done with overview of the documents, articles and surveys of experts by using delphi technique in 2015. 17 professors were selected purposeful. Topics related to curriculum of Care in disaster were extracted and adjusted, then nurses learning priorities in the field of disaster by using a questionnaire survey in three stages were available to experts and the experts group of educational topics were final selected.

Results: According to a survey conducted, Curriculum of disaster Care in Bachelor of Nursing in 17 subjects, which have 75% of consensus was selected as required learning content in the form of 3 course included 5/1 theoretical unit, 5/0 practical course and 1 training unit.

Conclusion: Education and empowerment of nurses for optimally responsiveness to the needs of disaster victims is emphasized with the current revision of the curriculum and the needed content of 3 courses.

Keywords: Disaster, Learn, Knowledge, Skill, Nurse
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Article Type: Narrative Review | Subject: Curriculum Designing in Medical Sciences
Received: 2016/08/12 | Accepted: 2016/12/17 | Published: 2017/01/31
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Nejadshafiee M, Sarhangi F, Rahmani A, Salari M M. Necessity for learning the knowledge and skills required for nurses in disaster . Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2016; 9 (5) :328-334
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