Emergency Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events Live Broadcast


Course Objectives:

  1. Identify infections capable of causing mass casualties and describe their etiologies, manifestations, diagnosis, management and prevention
  2. Apply strategies and devices to prevent communication of infections to caregivers, patients and the environment
  3. Identify chemical agents capable of causing mass casualties and describe their likely sources, effects, manifestations and management of chemically contaminated patients
  4. Identify the sources of mass casualty radiation events and describe the effects, manifestations and management of radiation injuries
  5. Identify sources of blast injuries and describe the types of injuries, their manifestations and their management
  6. Describe major types of natural disasters, their associated types of injuries, their manifestations and management
  7. Discuss problems associated with healthcare delivery in natural disasters, including those associated with transportation and destruction of physical facilities
  8. Distinguish among conventional, contingency, crisis modes within a healthcare facility with respect to space, staffing, equipment and supplies
  9. Describe preparations and response strategies for mass casualty situations with respect to respiratory care equipment and supplies, including oxygen and mechanical ventilators


Registering allows you to participate in the live broadcast airing on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 1100 Central Time. It is not a course that can be taken at any time.

Payments and certificates are handled by our website and the course will be taught in a Zoom meeting. The Zoom meeting will open 30 minutes before showtime.


1) Click the Purchase This Course button (Annual CEU Subscribers skip to step 3).

2) After concluding your purchase, you will receive an email from us with a link to register for the Zoom meeting.

3) This course is free for our Annual CEU Subscription holders. If you have an active Annual CEU Subscription, click here to register for the Zoom meeting. Interested in an Annual CEU Subscription? Click here to learn more.

4) You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom. You will join the meeting on the day of the broadcast by either clicking the link provided in the Zoom registration confirmation email, clicking Join in the Zoom column on the broadcast schedule, or by clicking here.

Evaluations & Certificates:

Certificates will be available on our website (we DO NOT email certificates) and will be located on the Account > Courses page. See the two methods below to learn how to obtain your certificate. Please note if you do not fill out the evaluation within 30 minutes of the end of the presentation, you will not receive a certificate. We will be standing by at the end of the presentation to assist you by chat, phone, and email.

Method One: The evaluation will be displayed inside your browser at the end of the Zoom meeting. Certificates are awarded upon verification of payment, either by subscription or individual purchase, and completion of the evaluation. We will have certificates ready to print within an hour after the presentation ends.

Method Two: Need your certificate right away? You may return to this page, scroll to the bottom, and under Lessons click on Start This Lesson next to the Evaluation. If you do not see Start This Lesson, you either did not purchase the course or are not logged in to the website (See “I purchased a course but when I try to take it, I see COURSE LOCKED – Purchase This Course.” on our FAQ page).