Community Health


This assessment is aligned with the module objective “Explain the role and responsibilities of nurses in relation to disasters.” As part of the written assignment, you will complete the following task:

· Evaluate and discuss a current natural or man-made disaster focusing on disaster characteristics and management styles.

Points: 40

Due Date: Sat, Sep 25 by 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.



Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)

Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates, Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical databases.


Unless otherwise specified, all the written assignment must follow APA 7th edition formatting, citations and references.  Click here  to download a Microsoft Word APA template. Review this  annotated student sample paper guide  which draws attention to relevant content and formatting in 7th edition APA style. Make sure you cross-reference the APA 7th edition manual before submitting the assignment.

Number of Pages/Words

Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words (approximately 2.5 pages) excluding the title and reference pages.