Adapting Standards of Care Under Extreme Conditions Guidance for Professionals During Disasters Pandemics and Other Extreme Emergencies
American Nurses Association. (2008). Adapting Standards of Care Under Extreme Conditions: Guidance for Professionals During Disasters, Pandemics, and Other Extreme Emergencies.
This document provides guidance to nurses and other health professionals on the provision of care during extreme emergencies when usual resources are unavailable. It provides background information on policies and competencies, identifies expected challenges in extreme emergencies, and offers pre-, during, and post-event recommendations.