Mass Casualty Incident Triage

The Challenge: 

Boston Public Health Commission’s DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness has to train first responders to be ready for multiple victim situations.  The course needed to train learners on mass casualty incident (MCI) management and review the tasks involved in MCI triage.The Solution: 

The Solution:

By completing this course, providers of varying clinical experience learn to effectively and efficiently assign a triage category to MCI patients. The course concludes with a series of interactive scenarios to practice the application of course concepts.  The course was under development at the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, which required emergency responders to put these principles into action.