Course Description: The Incident Command System (ICS) has been proven effective for responding to all types of incidents. It has been widely adopted as a standard for incident response. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course will also describe the key concepts and principles of NIMS and the benefits of using the system for domestic incident response. At the end of this session participants will be able to describe these key concepts, principles and benefits.
Target Audience: Individuals who may assume a role in expanding incidents where some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated and extend into multiple operational periods. To include but not limited to; EMS, fire, public health, hospitals, law, EMA, emergency dispatchers, public works, disaster responders, school administration and elected officials.
Mitch Nordmeyer; Iowa Central Homeland Security Training Center
ICS 100 ~ This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and principles of ICS.
ICS 700 ~ NIMS is comprised of several components that work together as a system to provide a national framework for preparing for, preventing, responding to, and recovering from domestic incidents.
Registration: Email Julie Stephens at Julie.Stephens@linncounty.org by March 30.
Class is limited to 25 participants. There is no fee.
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