CME Office: 
Series date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 5:00pm to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 8:00pm

Target Audience:

  • All specialties


  • Lisa Hung, D.O., Emergency Department, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose 
  • Theophilus Little, Safety Officer Lead, Kaiser Permenente, San Jose 


(1) To identify where the mass casualty triage and treatment areas are located in the (Kaiser San Jose) KSJO's Emergency Department (ED) Ambulance Bay.
(2) Recognize the function of Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) during a mass casualty event as the resource for improving the hospital's emergency management planning, response, and recovery capabilities for unplanned and planned events.
(3) Train more medical professionals in disaster readiness and be familiar with KSJO’s Emergency Operations Plan.
(4) Increase collaboration between our primary care physicians and sub-specialties together with Radiology, Lab, Pharmacy, Social Services, and HICS on workflow processes during a mass casualty event.
(5) Track the surge of mass casualty victims from triage to disposition.
(6) Use mass casualty triage algorithm called Sort, Assess, Life-threatening Intervention,Treatment/Transport (SALT).
(7) Activate and staff HICS. HICS can determine the incident objectives and the strategies to resolve the objectives while ensuring staff/patient safety and managing resources efficiently during a mass casualty event.
(8) Communicate with the Emergency Department and HICS by using hand-held radios and visualizing the ED tracking in real time on the large projection screen located in the command center (also known as Large Conference Room).
(9) Coordination between ED /HICS with laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, blood bank during a mass casualty event.
(10) Demonstrate awareness to non-ED medical providers i.e. Pediatricians, Family Practice, Adult Primary Care, Surgeons that they do not have to be Emergency Room (ER) trained in evaluating and treating mass casualty patients who have lower acuity level of care.



The speaker(s) and planning committee has no financial relationships to disclose. 


Credit Statement:
**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Kaiser Permanente San Jose takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center designates this Live Course for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


Series location: 
Kaiser San Jose Ambulance bay
United States