G-386 Mass Fatality Incident Response

July 27, 2021 to July 28, 2021

This course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management; mass fatalities; planning before and operations during an incident; establishing the morgue; family assistance support operations; and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event. Selection Criteria: The target audience for this course is local responders who may have responsibility for the recovery, handling, identification, and return of remains following a mass fatalities incident.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Discuss the mass fatality incident and the process which will need to occur during such incidents.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.25 ANCC
  • 14.25 Attendance
  • 1.40 IACET CEU
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
07/27/2021 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
07/28/2021 - 5:00pm
Durham, NC
United States

Available Credit

  • 14.25 ANCC
  • 14.25 Attendance
  • 1.40 IACET CEU
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