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RUCN Resources

Rural Urgent Care Nursing Program

Below are a number of useful clinical resources for UCCs created by the RUCN Nurse Education team:
RUCN Hot Topic Brief – October 2022

Flooding: considerations for UCCs

Many studies have been published examining the effect of flooding on populations including the immediate and long-term effects. There are implications for emergency services including rural UCCs before, during and after the flood during clean-up that will be seen for at least 4 weeks but may last for several months. These implications are related to: Exposure to flood waters / increased moisture; interaction with unstable environments and structures; interruption to medicines and healthcare, contamination of drinking water, food supply disruption, evacuation and displacement and mental stress.

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* Additional resources will be added as they become available.