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Course ID HSCI 244
Course Title ALS/OTEP Mass Casualty & Terrorist Incidents
Credits 0.3
Description This course provides the certified Paramedic with the necessary knowledge and skills necessary to identify the Mass Casualty Incident and the possibilities of terrorist involvement. The course emphasizes the need of the paramedic to recognize the need for triage, treatment, and transportation; as well as fulfill the role of each of the MCI positions as they relate to the size and complexity of the emergency. The course provides specific information on explosive, nuclear, chemical, and biological agents, as well as tools to assist EMS personnel in recognition of terrorist acts. There is a strong emphasis of scene safety for all EMS personnel. Prerequisite: current certification as Paramedic.
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