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Illinois EMS Regions 7 and 11 Healthcare Coalition Medical Response Surge Exercise (MRSE)

June 1, 2022


8:30 am- 5:00 pm



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Your hospital is cordially invited to participate in a multi-region Medical Response Surge Exercise (MRSE). This year, we have created a collaborative opportunity for Illinois EMS Region 7 and Region 11 healthcare coalitions to jointly participate in this exercise opportunity.

The MRSE is an exercise developed and mandated by HHS/ASPR as a requirement for all healthcare coalitions. This exercise is a functional/command-based exercise. It is recommended that for this exercise you assemble at a minimum the following representatives: Operations Section Chief, Planning/Resource Officer, Liaison Officer, Bed Control (EMResource), and Emergency Department Liaison. This exercise will not require the physical movement of people, supplies, and staff – but will address all tasking in a discussion-based/command environment.

The following functions will be addressed:
*Bed updates
*Implementation of decompression and surge procedures
*Patient triage and placement
*Resource assessments/requests

We recommend that only one representative from each hospital (i.e., emergency manager/emergency preparedness contact) register for this exercise. Each hospital will be expected to work as a team during this exercise to address the tasking.

The scenario chosen for this exercise will be a mass casualty incident (MCI) at a large special event in Chicago.

More details are forthcoming as we move forward with development.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


June 1
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response (CHSCPR)

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