Comptencies, Scope of Practice in Disasters Aust.

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NUR 5210 – DISASTER AND EMERGENCY NURSING MANAGEMENT

ASSESSMENT TASK 3:

COMPETENCIES, SCOPE OF PRACTICE IN DISASTERS

Contents Page
Cover Page……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1
Contents Page………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2
Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3
Competencies...…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4-6
Expanded Scope of Practice………………………………………………………………………………………………6-7
Ethical Practice…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….....7-9
Ability to Respond……………………………………………………………………………………………………………9-11
Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….12
References…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….13-14

Introduction
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It is essential for nurses to realise that no matter where the disaster that they are expected to work within the parameters of law for the particular nation, region or state that they are working.
Seda (2002) defines nursing competence as the demonstration and applicable application of a nursing knowledge, skills, and judgement at an above average level. This definition of nursing competence can be used to underpin both the generalist nursing competencies and the disaster nursing competencies by the ICN.
Due to the varying complexities and array of disasters nurses are often faced with, Wynd (2006) elucidates that there is an essential need for a common set of competencies to be formulated, which will assist nursing staff to work internationally, in a variety of settings with both other nurses and healthcare professionals from all over the world. The competencies listed below will ensure that there is a global nursing workforce ready, willing and most important able to respond in the event of a disaster:-
1. Create more consistency in the care given;
2. Build confidence;
3. Promote shared aims;
4. Assist nurses in their attempts to function as a successful member of the multidisciplinary team;
5. Assist nurses with their attempts to function effectively within the organisational structure;
6. Allow for a more unified approach;
7. Facilitate and

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