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Definition of a MCI

Any incident that leaves responding units feeling overwhelmed and in need of additional resources (number of patients, extrication issues, hazards present)

1

When is a MCI declared with TFD?

When there are a confirmed 7 or more ALS patients

2

What is the balance of a MCI dispatch?

1 BC
1 EC
3 EN
3 PM
EN06/MC06

3

What is the primary responsibility of Treatment?

Supervision in locating, supplying, and managing suitable treatment areas considering the following
-safety of providers and patients
-as far from the incident as necessary considering nature of the incident and surroundings
-Upwind, uphill

4

Primary responsibility of Triage?

Overall management and responsibility for patient assessment and placement within Treatment consistent with START triage system

5

Primary purpose of MEDCOM?

Communicate with medical facilities and dispatch

6

Do transport units do telemetries during a MCI?

No, only MEDCOM will do any communication with the hospitals

7

What is the name of the MCI patient tracking system used by TFD?

EM Track / EM Resource