National Library of Medicine Website provides information and
resources on how to handle the emotional, mental, and
physical aftermath of disasters, violence, and traumatic events.
Alison Thompson, PhD – University of Toronto Joint Centre for
Bioethics Pandemic Influenza Working Group
In 2006 the American Nurses Association (ANA) embarked on a new
effort to engage the nursing profession in the policy
development process on a timely policy issue impacting their
The resulting policy document addresses topics relevant to health
professionals who provide care during extreme emergencies and
with scarce resources.