Mass Casualty Incident Response EPIMN Module 1
ASPR TRACIE. (2022). Mass Casualty Incident Response EPIMN Module 1.
This module educates staff on mass casualty triage, preparing for and assessing an incident, and identifying patient needs. It identifies the types of mass casualty incident (MCI) notifications and how a healthcare facility may assist the MCI response. The module defines MCI triage and highlights special considerations for pediatric patients. It describes the various evidence-based triage and assessment tools used in the U.S. It also provides information on patient identification and handling the deceased. The module concludes with an overview of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) exposure strategies.