Are We Really Ready?
In 2001, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) formed a coalition called “The Partnership for Community Safety: Strengthening America’s Readiness.” The focus of the partnership was to strengthen the healthcare community’s response to disasters. It brought together several healthcare organizations in an effort to work together toward this goal.
Choose an organization that is a part of this movement, and prepare a paper on the organization. In your paper, include the answers for the following points:A brief historical background of the organizationThe main purpose and the role of the organizationAny regulatory requirements or guidelines, which the organization formulated for disaster preparednessAny experience the organization has had with the disaster responseAny legal or ethical issues that the organization has encountered with regard to emergency preparednessAny training the organization conducts for emergency preparednessAny other issues found during online research
Using South University Online Library or the Internet, research on the topic “The Dark Winter Experiment.” On the basis of your research and your understanding of the topic, answer the following questions:What was the Dark Winter experiment? Why was this experiment important?How has the experiment helped us today in dealing with an emergency response?
Combine your responses in 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document, not counting the cover page or the reference page.
Support your responses with reasoning and examples. Please use in-text citation within the body of work.
Cite any sources in APA format.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsExplained a brief historical background of the organization.5Explained the main purpose and the role of the organization.5Discussed the regulatory requirements or guidelines, which the organization formulated for disaster preparedness.5Discussed the experience the organization has had with the disaster response.5Explained the legal or ethical issues that the organization has encountered with regard to emergency preparedness.5Discussed the training the organization conducts for emergency preparedness.5Discussed the other issues found during online research.5Explained the Dark Winter experiment. Discussed the importance of the experiment. Justified how the experiment has helped us today in dealing with Emergency Response.10Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using APA format.