TableĀ 4

Level of understanding of EN role in MG disasters among study participants (N=106) (%)

Role variablesStrongly disagreeDisagreeNeitherAgreeStrongly agreeTotal agree
ENs are confident and knowledgeable in effectively responding to a MG disaster0.01.912.438.147.685.7
ENs are key players in a MG disaster0.05.711.438.144.882.9
The main role of ENs during disasters is to provide general assessment and caring for patients2.81.913.241.540.682.1
ENs are able to provide timely response to emergency situations1.05.813.535.644.279.8
The main role of ENs during disasters is to provide resuscitation1.06.717.328.846.275.0
The main role of ENs during disasters is to provide triage and initial consultation2.97.616.239.034.373.3
During MG disasters, ENs are responsible for clinical response1.04.821.045.727.673.3
ENs can effectively communicate with patients, families and other clinicians to provide therapies during emergency situations2.85.719.834.936.871.7
During MG disasters, ENs are responsible for surveillance1.913.618.442.723.366.0
During MG disasters, ENs are responsible for prevention2.913.320.040.023.863.8
The main role of ENs during disasters is to act as team leaders1.916.022.634.025.559.4
The main role of ENs during disasters is to provide psychological care5.716.227.630.520.050.5
  • EN, emergency nurse; MG, mass gathering.