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.


  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.