Chapter 22 preparing for emergencies

  1. Floods, hurricanes, tornados, volcanos, heat waves, blizzards, health disasters such as epidemic and pandemic are known as ?
    Natural disasters
  2. Industrial hazards, structural collapses of buildings or bridges and power outages are ?
    man-made disasters/accidental hazards
  3. Local level response and containment suffices for level ___ disasters.
    Level 1
  4. Regional level response is necessary for level ___ disasters.
    Level 2
  5. State wide or national assistance is needed for level ___ disasters.
    Level 3 disasters
  6. The first step in the planning associated with an emergency operations plan?
    The first step of this process is to identify the hospitals top three to five vulnerabilities
  7. The basis of disaster triage is?
    Prioritizing scarce resources for those who will benefit the most.
  8. Critical thinking, assessment, technical skills, and communication are The ____ competencies.
    The Core competencies.
  9. Supplies, personnel, physical space, and management infrastructure are part of _____.
    Surge capacity
  10. Education must include both knowledge and skills training. Learning must be evaluated. If deficiencies exist, retraining is required. This is part of ?
    Disaster education
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Chapter 22 preparing for emergencies
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