Disaster Day 2022

Springfield, MA US
July 27, 2022

This full day course will expose nurses, resident physicians and first responders to the complexity of disaster management in a multidisciplinary format by participating in multiple activities : Recognition of MCI ( Mass Casualty Incident), Management of MCI, Incident Command Structure, Disaster Triage, Management of hemorrhage, Pediatrics in disasters, Active Shooter Capabilities/ MERT, Burn Management and Chest Injury Management. The training will provide best practices and include a Mass Casualty Simulation in Disaster Preparedness.

Date & Location:

July 27, 2022  Location

Provided by:

Baystate Department of (Name here) and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, paramedics, EMTs, and physician residents.

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize MCI and activate MCI plan.
2. Clearly designate roles of those first to arrive (ie:) communications, triage, logistics, mutual aid, command staff, medical direction.
3. Accurately triage and deliver care to patients.
4. Deliver care appropriate and following best practices for their given condition while keeping in mind available resources.
5. Decide best transport options and destination decision.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.75 IPCE Credit Hour(s)
  • 4.00 OEMS Credit Hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/27/2022 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
07/27/2022 - 2:00pm EDT


Baystate Medical Center
Chestnut Conference Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Keynote speaker

Seth Kelly, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Chief, Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Baystate Health


Kevin Clark

Kim D'Angelo

Jennifer Gold, BS, RN CEN
Trauma Nurse Education Coordinator
Baystate Health

Kris Grochowski, MSN, CNL
Trauma Program Manager
Baystate Health

Ken Knowles

Ida Konderwicz, RN
Injury Prevention Coordinator
Baystate Health

Mark Laprade

Caitlin Millett, BSN, RN, TCRN
Trauma Coordinator
Baystate Health

Aaron Olk

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) has approved this continuing education program for 4.0 hours.  Approval Number 2223-R1-00684-T1. 

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 3.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.75 IPCE Credit Hour(s)
  • 4.00 OEMS Credit Hours


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Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.