Emergency Medical Services Incident Operations (R0147)

Training Specialist

Michael Stern
michael.stern@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1253

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Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services

In this 6-day course, EMS personnel/officers/supervisors review ICS and study proper incident command techniques for management of medium to large incidents involving multiple sick or injured patients. Topics covered include problem-solving and EMS functions within incident command, resource management, interagency and mutual aid, sizeup and strategy, tactics and action plans, EMS company operations, preincident preparation, incident organization, and strategic command.

Selection Criteria Emergency response personnel with responsibilities to implement the initial and early expanding EMS functions of an ICS at medium- or large-sized incidents.
Delivery Type 6-Day On-Campus
Prerequisites 1) ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training. 2) IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction (http://training.fema.gov/IS/). 3) IS-201 Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan (http://training.fema.gov/IS/)
ACE Recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in emergency medical services, public administration, or fire science.
CEU's 3.6
Post-Course Requirements None
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, 28KB http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0147.pdf (28KB, PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments Note: The April 26-May 1 offering is being held as a BACK TO BACK offering, paired with the R0158 Evaluating EMS: Quality Management. If you attend R0147 April 26 – May 1 you MUST also attend R0158 May 3-8. ADDITIONALLY: the August 2-7 offering is paired with the R0158 EMS Quality Management. If you attend R0147 August 2-7, you MUST also attend R0158 August 9-14. Note: The August 2-7 offering is being held as a BACK TO BACK offering, paired with the R0214 Forensic Evidence. If you attend R0204 August 2-7 you MUST also attend R0214 August 9-14. Submit an application for EACH course in the pair; you only need to meet the selection criteria for one of the courses to attend both.

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
Apply Apply » October 26 - 31, 2014 Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply Apply » April 26, 2015 - May 1, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply Apply » June 21 - 26, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Apply Apply » August 2 - 7, 2015 Apply by 12/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland