The essay for this lesson is required to be a minimum of 750 words that clearly demonstrate your understanding of the activity. Essays should have a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format (APAstyle.org). A minimum of three sources must be cited in-text and in the Reference list.
Step 1: Read the following questions and use what you have learned about this lesson’s objective to summarize your responses. It is highly recommended that you use these questions/prompts as level 1 subheadings in your essay.
-What are the different types of disasters that may occur and require the response of a healthcare organization?
-What government organizations help healthcare organizations prepare for disasters? What assistance does each provide?
-What are the common elements of healthcare disaster preparedness? Include a description of an emergency response plan, communication plan, incident command center, personnel resources, community and governmental roles and resources.
Step 2: Write a paper that incorporates your answers to the questions in Step 1.