INNOVATION CENTERPlanning and Implementing Disaster Drills for Undergraduate Nursing StudentsSmithers, Bonnie; Tenhunen, Monica L.Author Information About the Authors Bonnie Smithers, MSN, RN, FNP-C, was an instructor and Monica L. Tenhunen, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, is an associate professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Nursing, Commerce, Texas. For more information, contact Dr. Tenhunen at email@example.com. The authors have declared no conflict of interest. Online date: November 8, 2018 Nursing Education Perspectives: March/April 2020 - Volume 41 - Issue 2 - p 130-131 doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000430 Buy Metrics Abstract As a component of disaster response, nurses need to understand their roles in preparing for and responding to a disaster. Limited evidence regarding educating undergraduate nursing students for disasters exists. An interdisciplinary disaster drill was developed and implemented at a university nursing program. Challenges in preparing the students without giving specific details and ways of providing a more realistic experience continue to be addressed. Continued evaluation of the simulation and making identified changes to the interdisciplinary disaster drills will improve student learning and help to prepare future nurses for disasters. © 2020 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.