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International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education Educational Competencies for Registered Nurses Responding to Mass Casualty Incidents August 2003
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2 Educational Competencies for Registered Nurses Responding to Mass Casualty Incidents August 2003 Report Prepared for the International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education By INCMCE Competency Committee Joan Stanley PhD, RN, CRNP, Chair A. Ruth Chastain, EdD, RN Kevin Davies, RRC, MA, PGCE Patrick Deeny, RN, BSc (Hons) Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, FAAN Kristine Gebbie, DrPH, RN Carol Gilbert, PhD, RN Beth Hembree, DSN, RN Jacqueline Merrill, MPH, RN, C Linda Norman, DSN, RN Donna Nowakowski, MS, RN, CAE Lenore Resick, MSN, RN, CS, CRNP Pam Thompson, MSN, RN, FAAN Jan Towers, PhD, NP-C, FAANP Kathryn Werner, MPA Susan Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN
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3 Acknowledgements The International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education (INCMCE) would like to thank the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for its support for the development of the mass casualty nursing competencies and for the writing of this report. Joan Stanley and the entire INCMCE would like to thank Janet Merritt, a doctoral student at the George Mason University College of Nursing and Health Science, for her contribution to the research and early development of this document.
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4 International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education (INCMCE) Competency Committee Members American Association of Colleges of Nursing Joan Stanley, PhD, RN, CRNP, Chair American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Jan Towers, PhD, NP-C, CRNP, FAANP American Organization of Nurse Executives Pamela Thompson, MSN, RN, FAAN Columbia University School of Nursing Kristine M. Gebbie, DrPh, RN Columbia University School of Nursing Jacqueline A. Merrill, MPH, RN, C Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Susan Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN Duquesne University School of Nursing Lenore Resick, MSN, RN, CS, CRNP Emergency Nurses Association Donna Nowakowski, MS, RN, CAE Jacksonville State University Beth Hembree, DSN, RN National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Carol Gilbert, PhD, RN National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Kathryn E. Werner, MPA Union University A. Ruth Chastain, EdD, RN University of Glamorgan (South Wales) Kevin Davies, RRC, MA, PGCE University of Ulster School of Nursing Patrick Deeny, , RN, BSc (Hons) Nursing, RNT, Adv. Dip Ed. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, FAAN Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Linda Norman, DSN, RN
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Educational Competencies for Registered Nurses Responding to Mass Casualty Incidents As part of the international community’s overall plan for emergency preparedness in mass casualty incidents (MCI), nurses world-wide must have a minimum level of knowledge and skill to appropriately respond to a mass casualty incident. A mass casualty incident is any single event caused by natural forces, by the
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