Challenges and Opportunities in the 2009 Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Program: The Global and Israeli View Academic Article uri icon


  • Biochemical warfare is a threat in today's political arena. The potential and projected numbers of victims of such events have created a medical challenge that may be met by the expanded role of the nurse acting as an essential and independent caregiver. Current legislation has empowered the Israeli nurse to perform those necessary acts during times of war. The transformation of the nurse in peacetime involves active programs that anticipate emergencies. The Disaster Nurse Coordinator assesses and interprets military field evaluations and provides care efficiently at the hospital and community levels. Keywords: caregiving; Disaster Nurse Coordinator; Israel; nursing; war Prtbosp Disaster Med … Emerging Infectious Diseases: Department Design Makes a Difference Dr. Fatimah Lateef Senior Consultant, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore … The physical design and infrastructure of a hospital or institution is an essential …

publication date

  • January 1, 2010