Training objectives for this course, Foundations of Emergency Management, are based on the newly established Emergency Manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA); the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM); and local, State, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness; team building; mitigation; response; prevention and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.
Prerequisites: IS-100 (any version) – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) IS-120 (any version) - An Introduction to Exercises IS-700 (any version) – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction IS-800.b – National Response Framework, An Introduction IS-230.d – Fundamentals of Emergency Management
Target Audience: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from State, local, tribal, territorial, and Federal emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.
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