Emergency Medical Services Courses

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EMS Operations at Multi-Casualty Incidents (Q0157)

1.0 CEUs

 

This course is under revision.

EMS Operations at Multi-Casualty Incidents is designed to help Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers to respond more effectively when faced with a multiple casualty incident (MCI). The course addresses preparedness planning; the management of the incident; the safe and efficient triage, treatment, and transportation of patients; and the de-escalation of the response. The course also includes information on safely and effectively dealing with an MCI resulting from a terrorist attack involving a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive (CBRNE) agent. The course is not intended to provide detailed steps in the care of patients.