The Emergency Management Cycle

Author: Chris Hiles, MS, BSN, RN, Emergency Manager, IEM

Most nurses have little experience with the true theory of the emergency management process. In order to meet them where they are, I used this article to set the bedrock for the following articles. These will explain the process in more detail and, hopefully, will give nurses who are assigned the task of writing a plan or heading a preparedness effort some materials to start with. See full emergency management article.