Jamie Ranse speaks with Craig about disaster management, disaster nursing, the educational requirements to support clinical disaster deployments and the willingness- and ability- of healthcare staff to respond to a disaster situation.
Assistant Professor Jamie Ranse of the University of Canberra has a keen professional and personal interest in the area of disaster and mass gathering health. He is currently undertaking a PhD exploring the experience of nurses who participate in disasters. He is an Associate Editor for the Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, holding the disaster portfolio and peer-reviews a number of national and international journals relating to disaster and primary health care.
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Arbon P, Cusack, L, Ranse J, Shaban R, Considine J, Kako M, Woodman R, Mitchell B, Bahnisch L, Hammad K. (2013). Exploring staff willingness to attend work during a disaster: a study of nurses employed in four Australian emergency departments. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal.16(3):103-109 doi:10.1016/j.aenj.2013.05.004
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Arbon P, Ranse J, Cusack L, Considine J, Shaban R, Woodman R, Bahnisch L, Kako M, Hammad K, Mitchell B. (2013). Australasian emergency nurses’ willingness to attend work in a disaster: A survey.Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 16(2):52-57. doi:10.1016/j.aenj.2013.05.004
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About the Podcast Host:
Craig, is a health and emergency service management specialist with more than 30 years experience in operational management, emergency planning, health service delivery and service redevelopment. More information can be found at www.cahooper.com
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