BTU e-news: May 2011
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Monthly Focus  Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI)
Practicing the MCI response plan
By James J Augustine, M.D.

The multiple casualty incident (MCI) plan for Emergency Medical Services is as strong as the weakest link. There are a lot of links in the chain, so it is critical that every member of the EMS organization develop skills to manage his/her role in a major incident. Some agencies have developed a routine practice of triage skill testing� �Triage Tuesday.�

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 IN THE FIELD
 An excellent addition to the EMS �toolbox�

�In times of disaster response, personnel and equipment are vital in ensuring successful outcomes; they are often in short supply and must be stretched to meet the emergent needs. The Collie Clip is a great tool for use in such critical situations... It frees up valuable personnel resources to accomplish patient care.�

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 Visit the BTU Classroom to sign up for the Emergency Childbirth (B239) CEU

Bound Tree University is dedicated to the education and interests of First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics. All online courses are free and fully accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).

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Alternative Airway Management using the King Airway

The King Airway is a disposable and latex-free supraglottic device created as an alternative to conventional tracheal intubation.
 
 
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SMART Commander™

The SMART Commander helps enable command and control at a triage scene by providing responders with the tools to speed decision making.


Collie Clip

The Collie Clip is a multi-functional gripping and supporting device. By using the clip to hold a medical accessory in place, emergency responders are free to use their hands for other actions.


SMART MCI Bag™

The SMART MCI Bag contains all the equipment necessary to respond rapidly and to provide effective management during a mass casualty event.

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