Managing Multiple Casualty Incidents: The Hospital/Pre-Hospital Interface


This course is designed to be delivered in a 4-6 hour time frame and accompanied by a "Visual" functional exercise covering the first 60-90 minutes of a multiple casualty incident that has been developed to be community specific using satellite mapping imagery.

At the conclusion of the class the student should be able to:

  • Identify critical pieces of information and demonstrate how to communicate them effectively.
  • Describe Incident Command System and how to implement it in a MCI
  • Describe a triage system and how to implement it during a MCI
  • Integrate Communications, ICS and Triage into an effective response system

The student should be provided with an opportunity of the footprint of your ED and areas of the hospital that would be used in a MCI.  Integrate this information into the functional exercise.

Request the students to bring their local plan(s) and a resource list, so they can use them during the class.
At the conclusion of the course and exercise, the student should be asked to:

  • Complete a writeen post test and evaluate the course.
  • Identify needed modifications or changes in your MCI plan as a result of this class.
  • Develop a work plan to make the necessary changes and share work plan with MBTP.
  • Participate in an unannounced post course exercise and written test.

Some of the images, graphics, videos and background papers included here have not necessarily been approved/or permission granted for reprint of use in this context.  As time permits, these courses may be updated and improved upon by the authors.  It would be appreciated that updates and improvements by others be shared with the author.

Name: Vince Colucci
Phone: 1-406-243-4634

U of M School of Pharmacy
Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

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Added: Mon Oct 29 15:32:17 -0400 2007
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