Exploring the perceived disaster preparedness of emergency department (ED) nurses who work in regional and rural New South Wales (NSW).

Project summary:

The aim of the research is to examine the perceived preparedness of emergency nurses working in regional and rural NSW Australia.

Objectives:

  1. Explore ED nurses’ perceptions of preparednes
  2.  Describe disaster-training activities that nurses have undertaken
  3. Compare findings to current body of knowledge

Participants will be asked to provide demographical information as well as complete a 52 point questionnaire.