Classes Events

Mass Casualty Preparedness

Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:30am
City: 
Bismarck, ND
Event Category:
Kevin Menes, MD
How our Emergency & Trauma Center prepares for and responds to mass casualties.

Dr. Kevin Menes will discuss the tools and principles used in mass casualty incidents and how emergency rooms across the country respond to these types of situations. Dr. Kevin Menes, CHI St. Alexius Health’s Emergency & Trauma physician, was an attending physician during the Las Vegas shooting and helped save hundreds of lives.

FREE community education presentation
  • Monday, December 10 - 7 to 9 p.m.
    CME/CEU credits will NOT be available for this presentation.
For health care professionals and students
  • Tuesday, December 11 - 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    CME’s/CEU’s have been applied for. Contact Howard Walth at 701.530.5119 for questions.
    • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

1. Manage a massive surge of penetrating trauma.
2. Explain short-cuts used during a surge with limited resources and manpower.
3. Explain how to setup up for a no-warning Mass Casualty Incident (MCI).
4. Discuss the changes in management needed to save gray tags in a MCI.
5. Describe the changes in triage necessary to be safe and successful in a MCI.
6. Apply the strategies to quickly move patients through the ER to definitive care.

Boniface Auditorium - Please use East Patient Entrance (10th Street and Rosser)

RSVP by December 7 online or call 701.530.7700.
Light refreshments will be served.