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Tools & ResourcesDisaster Preparedness    March 25, 2017

Disaster Preparedness

Resources from NASN

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School Planning

Community Planning 

Planning and Coping for Children / General

Planning and Coping for Children / Hurricanes

  • Hurricane Toolkit
    This toolkit from Sesame Street includes tips, activities, and videos to help children feel safe, cope with emotions, and understand that there is hope for the future.

Pandemic Flu

  • Flu.gov
    Information including pandemic awareness from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • School Planning - Pandemic Flu
    Information from Flu.gov including examples of planning efforts.

In the Literature

Burke, R.V., Goodhue, C.J., Berg, B.M., Spears, R., Barnes, J., & Upperman, J.S. (2015). Academic-community partnership to develop a novel disaster training tool for school nurses: Emergency triage drill kit. NASN School Nurse, 30(5), 265-268. doi: 10.1177/1942602X15582064

Chau, E.A. (2012). The role of the private and parochial school nurse during and after a disaster. NASN School Nurse, 27(3), 116-118. doi:10.1177/1942602X12442089

Flaherty, E.A. (2013). Emergency preparedness: School nurses leading the way. NASN School Nurse, 28(4), 192-106. doi: 10.1177/1942602X12466431

Galemore, C. (2012). Recovery and resiliency after a disaster in educational setting: Part 2—A roundtable reflection. NASN School Nurse, 27(3), 150-159. doi: 10.1177/1942602X12444318. 

Hill, R. (2012). Recovery and resiliency after a disaster in educational settings: Part 1. NASN School Nurse, 27(3), 144-149. doi: 10.1177/1942602X12442390. 

Kim, S-J., Kang, S-R., Lee, S-H., & Kang, K-A. (2013). The effect of coping knowledge on emergency preparedness in elementary school students. The Journal of School Nursing, published online 14 October 2013. doi: 10.1177/1059840513508325. 

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