NAME TxHRH104: Resources Available When Mass Effect Incidents/Casualties Happen
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Introductory
CEU ELIGIBILITY Not eligible for CEUs.
CONTACT HOUR 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION & LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Course Description:
When local hospitals and clinics reach capacity after a disaster, additional treatment and health resources are available. Texas has mass effect/casualty response capabilities and resources in all levels of government, non-profit organizations, and health coalitions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define Mass Casualty Incidents and surge capacity
  • Identify different disaster classifications and emergency declarations
  • Describe the effects of Mass Event Incidents on medical and public health resource capacity and the use of alternate care site
  • Describe the request process for emergency resources
  • Define Mass Fatality Incidents and identify MFI services and worker protections