Workshop Course

Management of Medical Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents [MCI]. Hands on educational program with the use of Emergo Train System® [ETS]

Course description

Emergogreece Workshop [WoC] are the corner stone educational program of the National ETS Centre – Emergogreece.

WoC are simulation exercises for Disaster Medicine and Mass Casualty Incidents [MCI’s] using the Emergo Train System [ETS].

Workshops apart from educational purposes, can be used to demonstrate the most effective way of managing Medical Disasters and MCI’s and to inform organisations and services that are going to manage this kind of incidents.

Furthermore, WoC can be used to provide practice and evaluation of the personnel, in the implementation of the relevant protocols and course of actions, as well as the effectiveness of existing plans under realistic conditions.

Number of participants

Twenty four [24] at the Emergogreece eLearning Course [iWoC] and eighteen [18] at the Workshops [WoC].

The trainees, can participate in the distance learning [iWoW] alone, without registering in the clinical course [WoC]. In this case, they will given the right to participate in a future course with precedence, in a period of two [2] years.


Forty euros [40]  for the theoretical part [iWoC] and eighty euros [80] for the hands on part [WoC]. Successful completion of eLearning is prerequisite for the participation at the hands on part. [10% discount for HSPC’s members]

Participation restrictions

No restriction or prerequisites for the participants. Everyone with interest in the management of Disaster Medicine and MCI’s can participate. 

The program is addressed to all of those who are going to be involved in the management of medical disasters and MCIs, at all levels of the hierarchy.

The capability of Emergo Train System [ETS] to simulate a medical disaster from the level of the first respondent, up to the strategic level of response, makes the program able to train:

  • Volunteers
  • Police officers
  • Firefighters
  • Rescuers
  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Executives of organizations and bodies

In each WoC, up to two [2] participation are offered for contemplators who can observe the practical part of the seminar, completely free of charge.

Contemplators are awarded with a letter of participation and not a certification, furthermore they are not able to be accreted with Credits for Professional Development [CPD] by Panhellenic Medical Council.

eLearning platform

HSEPC Learning Management Platform [LMP]

Duration of eLearning training

Course duration is two [2] weeks/ Approximately twelve [12] educational hours are needed for successful completion.

Hands on training

Two [2] days course/ Twelve [12] educational hours in total.


Certification is provided by Hellenic Society of Emergency Prehospital Care  [HSEPC].

During the course, BCon training is provided and NAEMT certification is accredited for the participants.

Thirteen [13] Credits for Professional Development [CPD] are accredited by Panhellenic Medical Council for all the trainers and the trainees.

Duration of certification

Four [4] years

Taught skills

The participants after their theoretical training in the management of Medical Disasters and MCI’s are going to be taught basic rescue clinical skills that are used in similar cases, like: 

  • Basic airway management
  • Haemorrhage management
  • I/O access
  • Triage for large numbers of victims in safe and unsafe environment 

Trainees are going to perform under realistic conditions and collaborate with their co-trainees in progressively complex scenarios.

Finally, participants are going to be taught communication, leadership and clinical management skills, at prehospital and inhospital setting. 

Course structure

First part: Two [2] weeks/ Ten [10] hours of theoretical knowledge through Emergogreece eLearning Course [iWoC]

Educational modules:

      • Management of Medical Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents [MCI]
      • Description of doctrine CSCAT3
      • Command
      • Communication
      • Safety
      • Triage
      • Treatment & Transportation
      • Managing Medical Disasters and MCIs in the Hospital
      • History of ETS
      • ETS as a pedagogical concept
      • ETS Prehospital usage
      • ETS Inhospital usage
      • ETS strategical usage

Second part: Two [2] days  / Sixteen [16] hours of hands on training through Workshop Course [WoC]

1st day: Eight [8] hours. Educational modules:

      • Basic airway management
      • Haemorrhage management
      • I/O access
      • Triage for large numbers of victims in safe and unsafe environment
      • Strategic management board familiarisation
      • Incident scene board familiarisation
      • Triage and Treat board familiarisation
      • Evacuation board familiarisation
      • Hospital strategic management familiarisation
      • Emergency department board familiarisation
      • Surgical department board familiarisation
      • Intensive care unit board familiarisation

2nd day: Eight [8] hours. Educational modules:

      • Small exercise and educational debriefing
      • Medium exercise and educational debriefing
      • Large exercise and educational debriefing