Postgraduate course in Medical Response to Major Incidents MRMI trauma & mass-casualty incidents organized in collaboration between the European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery (ESTES), Karolinska University Hospital and Oslo University Hospital Time: April 27-29, 2022 (Instructor training April 26 – 29) Location: Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Norway Course Director: Carl Montán (

Design of the course
The course is based on the advanced simulation model ( training the whole chain of
response to Major Incidents such as Mass-Casualty Incidents: Scene, transport, hospitals, coordination &
command, including also training in triage and individual patient-management and with participation of
collaborating agencies like rescue service, police and protection agencies. It is totally interactive, starting
with one day of preparative training in groups, followed by two full days of simulation exercises with all
participants active in their normal positions and with careful evaluation and analysis of the result of the
response. The course has special focus on physical trauma after terrorist attacks & military conflicts.
This requires a distribution of participants in accordance with the roles during the simulation exercise.
In the standardized application form, the applicant has to indicate his/her preference and competence
for the different roles and this may be used in the composition of participants.
Instructor training
Instructor training is offered for a limited number of participants who previously have passed a basic course
and/or have specific qualifications meriting for instructor training.
Accommodation is not included in the course fee but room reservation can be done with discount for
participants on walking distance to the course venue. Hotel suggestion Thon hotel (130 EUR per night).
Course fees (Members of ESTES 10% discount on course fees) €
Nurses, paramedics and ambulance staff:
Basic course 3 full days including lunches but not accommodation 640
Officers in fire-, rescue-, police- and protection services 640
Doctors and administrative staff:
Basic course 3 full days including lunches but not accommodation 820
Instructor candidates:
Instructor training 4 full days including lunches but not accommodation 950
For more information and application form please visit
Application forms can also be requested from
Deadline for application: March 10, 2022. Number of participants limited.