CME: Pre-Hopsital Disaster Mass Casualty Simulation

Thanks to Deanne et al. for arranging a fantastic simulation session on pre-hospital disaster mass casualty management. This provided a great opportunity to be educated / reminded about the specifics of patient management in this setting. Specifically:

  • environmental limitations of the Casualty Clearing Post at the disaster scene
  • equipment and staffing resources available
  • assessment and management priorities in the pre-hospital disaster setting

For those unable to make it, we will hopefully run a similar session with SJA crew next year. Until then, please feel free to have a look at some of the disaster resources below:

Previous SCGH ED CME talks on Disaster Management:

Roger Swift’s talk on Hospital and Pre-Hospital Disaster Management from 5/2014

Steph Schleuter’s talk on Hospital and Pre-Hospital Disaster Management from 12/2013

Steph and Deanne’s talk on CBR Disaster Management 3/2014

Hakan’s talk on Retrieval Medicine and Disaster Management 11/2013

SCGH ED Disaster Bag Equipment Contents (Airway / Breathing / Circulation):

Click on image below to see the contents checklist for each bag…

SCGH disaster bag equipment checklists
SCGH Breathing bag equipment checklists
SCGH Circulation bag equipment checklists

Other Resources:

For those wanting to do a course and learn more, here is the link to the Major Incident Medical Management Support (MIMMS) and the Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) websites

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Dr James Wheeler
Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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