|NAME||Mass Casualty Incident Triage|
|COURSE STARTS||Open Enrollment|
|COURSE ENDS||7 weeks to complete from date of registration|
|LEVEL OF TRAINING||Knowledgeable|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION|| |
This course is intended for pre-hospital care providers who may be called on to respond to a mass casualty incident resulting when a large numbers of victims are injured or exposed to hazardous materials or WMD agents. The course will prepare trainees to use the Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) system, along with the "All Hazards" or "All Risk" Triage Tag. The course will also cover use of the Incident Management System (IMS) to respond with maximum effectiveness to a mass casualty event. Previous training of trainees may range from Medical First Responder or EMT-Basic to Paramedic.