EM101 Incident Command & Emergency Mngmt  4 credits

This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS)/National Interagency Incident Management System (NIIMS) and emergency managment. ICS includes operational requirements, interactive components and procedures for organizing and operating an on-scene management system.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: CTE

EM204 Type III All Hazard Logistics Secti  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: CTE

EM213 Basic Pubic Information Officers  1 credit  (1 lec hrs/wk)

This course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external. Explain the importance of public information during an incident. Recognize the needs of the whole community. Demonstrate the role of the PIO in both day-to-day and emergency environments. Compare actions PIOs can take to work with the news media during non-emergency and emergency situations. Develop a public awareness campaign and an incident communications strategy. Draft a variety of products, use social media and demonstrate how to interact with the media. Demonstrate application of on-scene media management laws and guidelines. Complete a public information training goals inventory.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: CTE