Course Overview

Who Should take this course?

This EMS-CE (2 hours) - MCI START Triage course covers all aspects of S.T.A.R.T. triage and its proper application as well as develop an complete understanding of first-in MCI scene management and leadership roles and tactics. This course takes you beyond knowing what S.T.A.R.T. triage is, it ensures you have the tactics to use it.

This course meets the qualification for National, State/Local, or Individual NCCP credit under distance education for the NREMT.

Continuing Education

BLS/ALS Continuing Education Credits

This EMS-CEU (2 Hours) course has been approved for 2 Contact Hours (2 CEUs) of BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education by CE (Provider 56-0013), CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.


This EMS Continuing Education (EMS-CE) is being brought to you through a partnership with Safety Unlimited, Inc.

Accreditations

California State Approved EMS-CE Training Provider

This training meets the requirements for BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education. Basic Life Support / Advanced Life Support Continuing Education Provider Approval Number #56-0013.

IACET Authorized Training Provider

Safety Unlimited, Inc., Provider #5660170-2, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education

CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321

Ventura County Healthcare Agency

Basic Life Support / Advanced Life Support Continuing Education Provider Approval Number #56-0013

American Heart Association

Authorized training site under training center #CA-20297

Objectives

 

This course meets the qualification for National, State/Local, or Individual NCCP credit under distance education for the NREMT.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have covered:

  • All aspects of S.T.A.R.T. triage and why it is used.
  • The necessary equipment to conduct triage accurately and safely.  
  • The roles and responsibilities of triage team and Triage Unit Leader.
  • Proper tactics on how to triage effectively in a mass casualty incident.
  • Access to the entire course study guide and reference material.
  • Post triage procedures.

Exams

 

This course has a final exam based on the content covered in the course. The exam consists of 50 questions selected at random from a larger pool of questions. A score of 80% or better is required to pass the exam. Students who do not pass the exam the first time may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Mobile Version

We're excited to announce that this course is available in HTML 5, making it more compatible with the browser on your mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet).

This course requires only the most recent version of your mobile device's web browser.

Mobile Pros and Cons

Mobile versions of this sort of training are new, but below are some Pros and Cons that we have noticed during our extensive testing.

Pros

  • No computer needed
  • Tablet mobility
  • Tablet screen graphics

Cons

  • Smartphone screens can be too small to see
  • Mobile browsers react differently than computer browsers
  • Phone calls can interrupt training

During our testing we noticed that tablets work much better than smartphones, simply due to their screen size. The newer the device, the better the result. We are also aware that the course will not work on the first generation iPad, nor older Android Tablets.


Test the functionality of your browser using HTML5 and compare it to the performance of other browsers. If you find other browsers are more compatible than your own, you may want to make the switch.

FAQ

Below are some frequently asked questions specific to this course.

Q - How long will this course take to complete?

Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.


Q - Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?

No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.


Q - Can I take the course from more than one computer?

Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access. However, each computer does need to meet our basic system requirements for viewing our online courses.


Q - Will I receive a certificate for this course?

Yes, once you have completed a course, you are able to download, save or print a certificate of completion from your student account. Certificates are created in a pdf format. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the completion certificate.