Mass Casualty Incidents for EMS
Today, there is a need to be prepared for every possible scenario: chemical spills, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and even active shooter events. The courses in this topic will highlight crucial elements of mass casualty incident response that impact emergency procedures.
|Course Name||Course Description||Length|
|Disaster Operations||This video-block course covers a multitude of topics, including the EMS Task Force, the aftermath of the Joplin tornado, emergency preparedness, as well as the START Triage System.||30m|
|Disaster Response for EMS||We can always hope that it will not happen to us, but sometimes disaster strikes. As an EMS provider, you will be called to respond in the wake of a crisis. In this course, learn how to best assist during a disaster. We will discuss topics like high-performance teams, large MCI radio communications, disaster response and medical teams, using lay providers, and the effects disaster response can have.||1h|
|Joplin: One Year Later||The EF5 tornado in Joplin, MO killed 161 people. Learn how local EMS services managed the disaster with limited resources.||10m|
|Triage for Small Scale MCIs||Steve Whitehead reviews two tips for effectively managing “small” MCIs.||10m|