Developing disaster management plan of emergency unit at Minia University Hospital
Doaa Mohammed Elzagh, Mona Mostafa Shazly, Safaa Mohamed Abd Elrahman, Mona Thabet
Background: Recently, the world has been exposed to many disasters that threatened the country's security and economy; as well directed the world to consider how to confront those disasters by making proposed plans to confront future disasters; in which this will increase the world's awareness of how to deal with disasters and avoid the complications of their occurrence.
Aim: to develop a disaster management plan for the Emergency Unit at Minia University Hospital.
Setting: The study was carried out in the Emergency Unit at Minia University Hospital.
Subject: Purposive sample of jury group who are expert in the disaster management (31).
Tools: One tool was used in this study as the Disaster Management Plan Opinionnaire Sheet.
Results: shows that; the majority of the jury group had “moderate response” for all items in the initial phase of the proposed disaster management plan and became “very high response” for all items in the final phase. Also, the sample size and the responses of the jury group were adequate by using (KMO = 0.801). The total Cronbach's Alpha value for the proposed disaster management plan was good (0.875); where the specific reliability coefficients of the proposed plan dimension ranged from (0.844 to 0.990).
Conclusion: Overall, the current study concluded that the validity and the reliability of the developed proposed disaster management plan were satisfactory.
Recommendations: All hospitals should develop an essential rapid updating plan to confronting any disaster according to their special structure.
Doaa Mohammed Elzagh, Mona Mostafa Shazly, Safaa Mohamed Abd Elrahman, Mona Thabet. Developing disaster management plan of emergency unit at Minia University Hospital. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(2):233-240. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2021.v4.i2d.211