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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries

CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

Jun 28, 2018

Core questions



  • Define a disaster
  • Describe PICE nomenclature
  • List 6  potentially paralytic PICE
  • List 6 critical substrates for hospital operations
  • Describe START triage and SAVE
  • List the 5 functional elements of an incident command system
  • Describe the 4 stages comprehensive emergency management
  • Describe the 5 elements of a hospital disaster response plan
  • List the 8 basic components of a hospital comprehensive disaster response planning process





  • Describe the SALT triage approach
  • Describe TTDAD SAD approach (see EM Cases Episode 100 on disaster medicine)
  • What is “surge capacity”?