During large disasters, you can use your professional skills as a licensed healthcare provider to deliver hands-on care and education to shelter residents. Qualified licenses include RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, Paramedic, MD, DO, PA, NP, APRN. Only RNs have full scope of practice.
If the need arises, volunteers who travel outside of their local area are asked to commit to at least 10 consecutive days, working 8- or 12-hour shifts. (Volunteers who volunteer locally are asked to commit to multiple local shifts of 4-12 hours each)
Free training is provided and can count towards nursing continuing education units. Travel, lodging and meals are provided for deployed workers.