Assignment 6: Improve access to
Assignment 6: Improve access to community services
Develop a disaster recovery plan to lessen health disparities and
improve access to community services after a disaster. Then,
develop and record an 8-10 slide presentation (PowerPoint
preferred) of the plan with audio for the Vila Health system, city
officials, and the disaster relief team.As you begin to prepare this
assessment, you are encouraged to complete the Disaster
Preparedness and Management activity. The information gained
from completing this activity will help you succeed with the
assessment as you think through key issues in disaster
preparedness and management in the community or workplace.
Completing activities is also a way to demonstrate engagement.
Nurses fulfill a variety of roles, and their diverse responsibilities as
health care providers extend to the community. The decisions we
make daily and in times of crisis often involve the balancing of
human rights with medical necessities, equitable access to
services, legal and ethical mandates, and financial constraints.
When an unanticipated event occurs, such as an accident or
natural disaster, issues can arise that complicate decisions about
meeting the needs of an individual or group, including
understanding and upholding their rights and desires, mediating
conflict, and applying established ethical and legal standards of