YEMD Refresher Course 13: Prehospital and ED Management of Mass Casualty Incidents

YEMD Refresher Course 13: Prehospital and ED Management of Mass Casualty Incidents

Dive into the heart-pounding world of Disaster Medicine!

This refresher course will focus on Hospital and Prehospital Disaster Medicine. Our immersive and comprehensive programme is designed to equip young healthcare professionals with essential skills and knowledge to respond effectively to mass casualty incidents. Through a blend of short theoretical lectures and hands-on simulations, ranging from virtual reality to full-scale exercises, you will gain proficiency in assessing, prioritizing, and providing immediate medical interventions in high-pressure scenarios.

Our expert Emergency Medicine and disaster response instructors will guide participants through the latest protocols and best practices, making sure participants fully grasp the principles which underpin effective disaster management.

Join us in this transformative journey, where you will emerge not only as a skilled healthcare provider but also as a vital asset in safeguarding communities during times of crisis.


Course focus 

Mass casualty incidents management (including hospital and prehospital preparedness and response).



11 - 14 July 2024


Venue details

“Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 13 Emil, Isac Street, Cluj-Napoca 400000,  Romania

Registration:   Registration will open in between the 3rd and 4th week of March.

 The objectives of this 3-day training course are:

1)    Provide basic knowledge and skills, specific to the field of mass casualty incidents in accordance with the European Curriculum of Emergency Medicine.

2)   Raise awareness towards the differences between disaster and conventional medicine

3)   Provide a platform for  facilitating students’ interaction with experts of the field  

4)   Empower the students to take action in developing the field of mass casualty incidents management


Candidate criteria

EM young professionals (below the age of 35, either under training or within the first 5 years after completion of their training).

Other specialties working within the ED are also eligible, upon proof of ED activity.

  1. EUSEM members must provide membership number.
  2. Non-EUSEM members must provide proof of YEMD eligibility (professional status - under training or certificate of completion of training, not older than 5 years) and proof of working in an ED, if training in another specialty than EM.



€475 For non-members

€385 For members


Contact information:

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Course fees

€475 For non-members

€385 For members