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ICS 300 Taught by TEEX

This course is intended to serve as a vehicle to share proven incident management strategies and practices, as well as to enhance teamwork and coordination among the agency’s mid-level managers and command staff directly responsible for emergency response to all-hazards incidents in which the Incident Command System (ICS) is employed.

The course utilizes scenarios and application exercises to highlight key issues and facilitate discussion. The concluding tabletop exercise is intended to allow you to apply the information provided during the course in a controlled environment.

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseDesc.do?sourcePage=courseSearch&cofId=105334

MGT 343 Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities

The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides students with information about the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox covering necessary steps to be taking during the response and recovery Water and Wastewater Utilities facilities. Participants will be guided through the various issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from incidents affecting water and/or wastewater facilities. The course introduces the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazards may induce. Planning for and managing incidents are discussed, as well as disaster mitigation, response and recovery specific to drinking water and wastewater systems.

Follow the link below to register.

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseDesc.do?sourcePage=courseSearch&cofId=108611

ICS 400 Taught by TEEX

This course is intended to serve as a vehicle to share proven incident management strategies and practices, as well as to enhance teamwork and coordination among all response agencies’ officers directly responsible for emergency response to a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD)/terrorism incident or other Incident of national significance. The course is specifically intended for those emergency response personnel who have duties that require they be directly involved in incident management or command at either a field Incident Command Post (ICP) or in a city, county, or regional Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Follow the link below to register:

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseDesc.do?sourcePage=courseSearch&cofId=105335

 

MGT 317 Disaster Management for Public Service

The Disaster Management for Public Services course provides real world training to public service professionals helping to provide both the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their communities and infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During this course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities, and disaster scenarios.

This course brings together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards, and who plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions. Representatives from public service agencies, fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency planning, public health, and hazardous materials response organizations are encouraged to attend.

Participants will be introduced to natural and man-made disasters to which public services may be vulnerable. This course also explains emergency planning and management and the regulatory systems, documents, and directives that guide disaster response. Response factors, such as hazard control zones, resources, and responder safety are also discussed. Recovery considerations, such as funding assistance and demobilization, are also explained.

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseOffering.do?cofId=108612&originatingPage=UpdateCoursePart&onLoginContinue=&onAppSubmitOrContinue=&onPPContinue=&srchStatusId=25

 

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

his course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Prerequisite

None. However, familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 (or equivalents) is recommended

Topics

•Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
•Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

Audience

•   Community and Hospital-based Emergency Managers
•   EMS Personnel
•   Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel
•   Public Safety/ Public Health Personnel
•   School Administrators
•   MRC Personnel
•   Private Sector
•   Law Enforcement
•   Disaster Response/ Relief Personnel
•   County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event

Follow the link below to register:

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseDesc.do?sourcePage=courseSearch&cofId=108530

MGT 345 Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems

The Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems course provides students with information specific to preparing for, protecting against, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against a threatened or actual natural disaster, an act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster affecting electric power facilities and systems.

During this course, participants will be guided through discussions and exercise that will assist them in:

  • Improving security against physical damage, organizational disruption, and control system vulnerability
  • Enhancing the electric power systems ability to plan, prevent, detect, respond, and restore their facilities in emergency situations
  • Developing an understanding and appreciation for working with the media.

Audience

  • Investor Owned Utilities (IOU) personnel
  • Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
  • Rural Utilities Services (RUS) personnel
  • Municipal personnel
  • Industrial operators
  • Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Suppliers (T&D) personnel, to include utility commission personnel, management, supervisors, and foremen
  • Utility industry disaster coordinators, security personnel, and field personnel
  • Fire industry professionals
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • EMS personnel

https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/courseDesc.do?sourcePage=courseSearch&cofId=108613