Week 5: Disaster Preparedness (graded) Purpose This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs). • CO 3: Plan prevention and population-focused interventions for vulnerable populations using professional clinical judgment and evidence-based practice. (PO 4 and 8) • CO 6: Utilize a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2) Discussion Preparing for disasters, terrorist threats, or communicable disease outbreaks is an important part of public health nursing. • Share an overview of a natural or human-made disaster that has occurred in your area in the last 20 years. o Include a URL and reference to the event. This may be a news article. • Describe how your community was impacted. • Describe lessons learned and changes made to preparedness. Reading Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2019). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier. • Chapter 26: Communicable Disease, pp. 518-529 • Chapter 27: Substance Abuse, pp. 545-567 • Chapter 28: Violence, pp. 573-587 • Chapter 29: Natural and Man-made Disasters, pp. 589-611 Required Website Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2016). Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay informed. Retrieved from https://www.ready.gov/ Important information • Please be very detailed about this paper and make it robust also use an outside scholar reference along with the reading provided above and cite them as reference. You must use an outside reference in order to have a full credit. • You are required to cite information from an outside source each week. Your additional information needs to be from the online library and a nursing journal, no additional information without author or datesshould be used. All of your references should be within five years of today’s date.