Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Define a mass casualty incident.

  • Recognize terminology related to a mass casualty incident

  • List different types of mass casualty incidents.

  • Explain the incident command system.

  • Discuss procedures for processing calls related to mass casualty incidents.

  • Relate hazards found in mass casualty incidents.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Mass Casualty Incidents Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • MCI Introduction.pdf

    • Video Transcript: 9-1-1 Calls Reflect Chaotic Wisconsin Highway Pileup

    • 9-1-1 calls reflect chaotic Wisconsin highway pileup

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    Terminology

    • MCI Terminology.pdf

    • Video Transcript: The Golden Hour

    • Dr. Mark McKenney describes trauma care's Golden Hour

    • Video Transcript: Mutual Aid Agreements

    • Mutual aid agreements praised in wake of Mass. explosions

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    Types of MCIs

    • MCI Types.pdf

    • Blast Rocks Manhattan; 29 Injured in Chelsea Explosion The New York Times

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Incident Command System

    • Incident Command System

    • Video Transcript: Incident Command Structure

    • Incident Command System (ICS) structure.

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    Processing MCI Calls

    • Processing MCI Calls.pdf

    • Video Transcript: 911 Calls Reveal Concert-Goers Terror

    • 9-1-1 Calls Reveal Concertgoers’ Terror during Las Vegas Massacre

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Hazards of MCIs

    • MCI Hazards.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Residents Describe Scary Scene After Chemical Spills

    • Residents Describe Scary Scene after Chemical Spill

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • Video Transcript: Hurricane Harvey 9-1-1 Calls

    • Hurricane Harvey 9-1-1 Calls

    • Knowledge checkpoint

  • 9

    Final Exam

    • Mass Casualty Incidents - Final Exam

  • 10

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation