Curriculum and Consulting Competencies
A More Effective Response to Mass Casualties
ICEP offers experience-based consulting in medical preparedness for Mass Casualty Incidents. Our renowned Israeli experts assist U.S. hospitals in enhancing their emergency response plans with the goal of maximizing the number of lives saved during an MCI.
Ambulance bay at Tel Aviv Sourasky ED. The building on the left houses security, emergency equipment, and the wet decontamination area; it also serves as a protection for the ED from bomb blasts.
The 3-cm steel doors to the entrance of the ED at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center can provide a hermetic lockdown. The ED can function as a self-contained unit for 24 hours in case of biochemical attacks.
Israeli Hospitals Experience with Mass Casualties
• Statistics and lessons learned from terror attacks in Israel
• Organizational challenges and security issues
Clinical lessons learned from Israeli MCI's
National aspects of MCI preparedness
Triage in MCI: The Israeli angle
Support systems for MCI management
Preparing and drilling for MCI’s in Israeli hospitals
• Chemical event preparedness - in hospital
• The Pre-hospital management of conventional MCI's
The Pre-hospital management of chemical MCI's
Hospital management of radiological MCI's
Bio ethics in disaster and MCI management
Bioterrorism MCI: Health services and medical protocols
• Infrastructure requirements and community preparedness
Surge capacity: Beds, staffing, expansion of the ICU
Blood Bank for MCI’s: New predictive modeling
• Severe Trauma cases - Israeli MCI protocols
• Treatment principles and blast injuries
Medical leadership role and decision making
• Simulated drills, MCI scenarios and table-top exercises
• Mega-Terrorism and disasters - medical preparedness
• Preparing the regional and national medical system for disasters
• Nurse staff training –hospital preparedness for conventional MCI
• Nurse staff – hospital preparedness for toxicological MCI
• Medical challenges and medical care during MCI
Pediatrics in disasters and MCI
• Staff debriefing
• Evacuation of the ER and patient flow
• Use of imaging during an MCI: Clinical lessons learned
• Conventional and toxicological MCI management
• Evidentiary issues, forensic medicine and legal aspects of MCI
• Information, public relations and the press during MCI
• Communication systems and Social Services
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Psychological response of staff and population
• The role of the social worker in the aftermath of an MCI
• MCI’s possible long term consequences on the organization
• Informatics in MCI
• Police work in MCI and disaster: Security and logistics
• ED drill during regular operation - video taping, review and debriefing
• Table top exercises - simulation of MCI scenarios
• International emergency medical support in disasters

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