Hospital Major Incident Medical Management and Support Course

DATE:                   Wednesday 13th December and Thursday 14th December 2017

VENUE:                Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Centre for Nursing Education, Nelson Street, Dublin 7

COURSE FEE:      €470 per candidate on receipt of a purchase order and course payment 3 weeks in advance of the course.

The Mater Hospital in conjunction with the course provider CodeBlue are running a Hospital Major Incident Medical Management and Support (HMIMMs) course on December 13th & 14th  2017.  This is a very beneficial course for anyone clinical or non-clinical who has a role in the hospital’s response to a major incident.  Previous participants have included ED clinicians, ICU, Bed Management, HR, Operations, Facilities, Patient services etc.  This course is facilitated by a faculty of consultants, managers and paramedics who are experts in their fields.

The HMIMMS course has been awarded 16 CME points by RCSI. The cost of the course is €470 for the 2 days. Staff members will need to get permission from their Line Manager before attending this course in work time.  It is important to apply with a Purchase Order number already as applications cannot be accepted without this.

There are a number of limited places.

Further information and booking can be made by contacting

Course Summary

HMIMMS (The Hospital Response) is a leading course available for anyone who may be involved in the management of a major emergency/incident from a hospital perspective. It is taught and practiced throughout the world.

HMIMMS Objectives

  • Understand the definitions and classifications of Major Incidents
  • Describe the nature and management of the major incident response
  • Learn to deliver the medical support needed for major incidents in the hospital setting

Successful completion of HMIMMS gives 4 years certification from the Advanced Life Support Group.

Key Lectures

  • Structured Approach
  • Planning for Major Incidents
  • MIMMS: Pre-Hospital approach
  • Reception Phase in the ED
  • Definitive Care Phase
  • Recovery Phase


  • Communication
  • Triage
  • Public Health incidents
  • CBRN
  • Regional Response
  • Protracted incidents

Tabletop Exercises

  • The incident
  • Reception Phase
  • Definitive care Phase
  • Recovery Phase

The HMIMMS course has been awarded 16 CME points by RCSI