ICS 400 Advanced ICS
Tuesday and Wednesday August 19th and 20th 2014
From 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Both Days
Johnson County Emergency Management Agency
In the EOC
4529 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, Iowa. 52246
Audience: Federal, State and Tribal and local emergency management/response personnel determined who within their organization requires ICS-400 training based on local incident management organizational planning.
Typical required personnel include all Federal, State, tribal, local, private-sector, and nongovernmental personnel, including persons serving as Command and General Staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multiagency coordination system responsibilities, area managers, emergency managers, and multiagency coordination system/emergency operations center managers.
Course Objectives: After completing the course, participants will be able to:
· Command and General Staff: Describe how unified command functions in a multi-jurisdictional or multiagency incident. List the major steps involved in the planning process. Describe issues that influence incident complexity and available analysis tools. Describe the primary guidelines and responsibilities of the Command and General Staff Responsibilities.
· Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management: Deputies and Assistants: List the primary factors affecting major and/or complex incidents and events. List the four expansion options for incident/event organization and describe their application.
· Area Command: Define and list the principal advantages of area command, and describe how, where, and when area command would be established. Describe area command organization and identify six primary functions of area command.
· Unified Command: Demonstrate knowledge of unified command structure and operations.
· Multiagency Coordination: Describe the kinds of incident/event management problems that can occur due to lack of multiagency coordination. Identify the major guidelines for establishing and using MAC Group and systems and their primary components. List the responsibilities of key elements with MACS.
· Organizational Relationships: Describe the organizational relationships among area command, unified command, multi-entity coordination systems, and emergency operations centers.
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