Brand, R. (2016). When Disaster Strikes: Nurse Leadership, Nursing Care, and Teamwork Save Lives. Charting Nursing’s Future, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Collection.
This issue brief discusses how recent disasters have highlighted gaps, lack of training, and resource constraints related to disaster preparedness for nurses. The author notes that nurses want, and need, access to more training, and acknowledges the challenges to preparedness presented by declining funding and lack of regular engagement of nurses in exercises and training.