Emergency Medical Services Incident Operations R0147

Emergency Medical Services
Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
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
Student pre-course materials

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

Training Specialist

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

Upcoming offerings

April 26, 2015 - May 1, 2015 | June 21 - 26, 2015 | August 2 - 7, 2015 | View more

Course description

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.

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/)

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 26, 2015 - May 1, 2015 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 21 - 26, 2015 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 2 - 7, 2015 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
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.
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