EMS Functions in ICS W0166

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services
Training Specialist

Michael Stern
301-447-1253

Delivery type
2-Day On-Campus
Continuing education units
1.3
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, one semester hour in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), public administration, or fire science.

In this two-day course, students will practice use of the Incident Command System (ICS) in coordination with other public safety responders.

As a follow-up to ICS-100 and ICS-200 training, this course will present scenarios requiring responders to structure their EMS resources within the guidance of National Incident Management System ICS, as appropriate to the needs of the different incident types.

Through simulation and role-playing, students will demonstrate the implementation of EMS components in an ICS at incidents.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0166.pdf PDF 143KB
Course Syllabus
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0166.pdf PDF 216KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual

Selection criteria

Emergency response personnel with responsibilities to implement the initial EMS functions of an ICS at incidents.

Prerequisites

ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

IS-201 forms used for the development of the Incident Action Plan.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Virginia and North Carolina: Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending. All other states: Apply online.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
NEW April 25 - 26, 2020 Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 25 - 26, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jack E Smith
Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-644-0523
jack.smith@com.state.oh.us

Scott Walker
Deputy Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-752-7119
Scott.walker@com.state.oh.us

Course coordination plan