Disaster Triage for MCIs and Epidemics

Description: This course covers the basics of triage for healthcare providers in the cases of both Mass Casualty Incident and of epidemics.  The course covers useful algorithms for triage, efficient rationing of resources, and samples of which victims would be appropriate at which triage level.

Author(s)
Developer
Name: Sturgis, Kanako MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Qureshi, Kris RN, CEN, DNSc
Phone: (808) 956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Road, Biomedical Sciences A108, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: Epidemics, triage, MCI, Mass Casuality, Incident Command System, Disaster Triage
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Common: Communications, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Reusable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
URL:N/A
Added: Wed May 30 21:55:53 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:53:07 -0400 2009