Raising the Roof: Responding to a Pandemic MCI

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Target Audience:
The target audience for this activity is radiologists at all training levels with an interest radiology response to mass casualty incidents.

Goals and Objectives:
After completing the material in this article, the learner should be able to:
  1. Define and differentiate mass casualty incidents (MCIs) by system preparation and clinical practice;
  2. Explain how community efforts to “flatten the curve” of coronavirus infections intersect with health care system strategies to “raise the roof” for patient capacity;
  3. Identify the steps a hospital's incident command system takes to escalate the intensity of disaster response; and
  4. Describe imaging department containment and mitigation strategies to ensure the safety of both staff and patients.

Disclosure of Commercial Interest:
  • M. Bernstein has nothing to disclose
  • E. Roberge has nothing to disclose
  • S. Chong has nothing to disclose
  • C. Neumann has nothing to disclose

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Accreditation Statement
The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ARRS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Date of issuance: May 20, 2020
Date of expiration: May 19, 2023
Estimated time to complete the activity: 1 hour(s)