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Post 9/11 Part 3: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents

  • December 8, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Online
Rescue Air


The events of 9/11 demonstrated that fire and EMS departments must be prepared for mass casualty care. This class will discuss how active shooter events like the 2016 Pulse night club incident in Orlando and the 2017 Mandalay Bay incident in Las Vegas influenced preparedness for mass casualty incidents. In addition, this webinar will discuss Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and principles that fire and EMS departments must consider when planning for a mass casualty incident.

Thank you to our sponsor, Rescue Air.


  • How did 9/11 influence the planning for mass casualty care by the FDNY and Arlington County Fire Department?
  • What lessons were learned in mass casualty care from the Pulse nightclub and Mandalay Bay incidents?
  • What is Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and what must fire chiefs know about it?
  • What steps does a fire and EMS chief have to take to prepare for a mass casualty incident?

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