Quiz: How accurately can you apply the SALT triage method to MCI patients?

Test your ability to apply the SALT triage method to a collection of simulated MCI patients

By Michael Fraley

The SALT triage method stands for:

  • Sort
  • Assess
  • Lifesaving interventions
  • Treatment and/or transport

SALT is a four-step process for responders to use at mass casualty incidents. You can learn more about how to use SALT to triage MCI patients or jump directly into the quiz questions. 

MCI scenario: You and your partner have been called to a scene with multiple injured patients. One additional ambulance is expected to the scene in five minutes, but any additional assistance from fire, EMS or law enforcement is at least 10 to 15 minutes away. There are more patients than caregivers.

Take the quiz below to test your triage knowledge.

This article was originally posted March 3, 2017. It has been updated.

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