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Utilization of Jennings Model in Crisis Management Strategies in the Military
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Introduction: Annually, millions of people are affected by natural disasters and man-made disasters. Disasters in Iran are inevitable according to accident-prone tissues and geopolitical position of our country. This issue requires the management of crises at the macro level and use of strategies and models for the management. Despite participation of all groups and experts in the relief, the nurses' role as the first respondent in crisis is evident. Results show that the presence of nurses in disaster reduces death rates. In this article we describe the importance of crises management strategies, then express the most perfect crisis model "Jennings model" and consider the nurses' role in the different stages and finally concludes by proposing a model for military nurses in crisis. Methods: this article is review that gathered by library research and web surfing in electronic resources such as Elsevier, Pro Quest, and JAMA with the keywords strategy, training nurses for disaster and crisis management in 2013-2000. In consideration of shortcoming of strategy programs in crisis management all over the word especially in Iran, nessessity and importance of utilizing of crisis management strategies in framework of “Jennings Model” where emphasised. Result: Most researchers have emphasized the importance of using Crises management strategies. Jennings models are most perfect strategies and models for crisis management in the world. This model has four phases as follows: Phase 1: Pre-Crisis Phase 2: crisis Phase 3. Post crisis, Phase 4: The expected positive results. Discussion: Poor crisis management strategies in the world and Iran, being new-born field of military nurses and lack of research in military nursing requires serious effort in order to make the strategies practical
Keywords: Strategic management, critical nursing education, disaster nursing model, model Jennings, military nurses
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/18 | Accepted: 2014/03/18 | Published: 2014/03/18

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