Journal of Nursing Education

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Creative Strategies for Teaching Disaster Preparedness Concepts

Elizabeth Beam, MSN, RN; Margaret M. Kaiser, PhD, RN

Abstract

Creative Strategies for Teaching Disaster Preparedness Concepts

Sociodrama uses physical movement, props, lighting, and sound in the classroom to encourage exploration of individual and collective nursing roles (McLaughlin, Freed, & Tadych, 2006). Using this strategy, students can engage in critical thinking when presented with a scenario. The following activity addresses many emergency preparedness competencies through exposure to a simulated event and involvement in the response-planning process (Markenson, DiMaggio, & Redlener, 2005). [more...]

Abstract

Creative Strategies for Teaching Disaster Preparedness Concepts

Sociodrama uses physical movement, props, lighting, and sound in the classroom to encourage exploration of individual and collective nursing roles (McLaughlin, Freed, & Tadych, 2006). Using this strategy, students can engage in critical thinking when presented with a scenario. The following activity addresses many emergency preparedness competencies through exposure to a simulated event and involvement in the response-planning process (Markenson, DiMaggio, & Redlener, 2005). [more...]

Creative Strategies for Teaching Disaster Preparedness Concepts

Sociodrama uses physical movement, props, lighting, and sound in the classroom to encourage exploration of individual and collective nursing roles (McLaughlin, Freed, & Tadych, 2006). Using this strategy, students can engage in critical thinking when presented with a scenario. The following activity addresses many emergency preparedness competencies through exposure to a simulated event and involvement in the response-planning process (Markenson, DiMaggio, & Redlener, 2005). [more...]

10.3928/01484834-20071101-09

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