Management and Planning of Specialized Operations for EMS P0168

Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services
Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type
6-Day On-Campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

This 6-day course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to develop comprehensive, risk-based specialized operations response plans and management systems for Emergency Medical Services.

Topics addressed to enable the effective management of the EMS components of planned events and complex incidents include:

  • Identification of potential hazards.
  • Determining potential resource needs and acquisition.
  • Development of Incident Action Plans.

Selection criteria

EMS officers who are responsible for management and planning for EMS responses and resources to planned events and complex incidents.

Personnel acting in, or on a promotion list for this rank, capacity, or responsibility will be considered with a letter from the agency head (Chief) stating such.


Incident Command System (ICS) 100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online

IS-700.B - An Introduction to the National Incident Management System.

IS-800.C - National Response Framework, an Introduction.

Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed the ICS level 100, 200, 700.B and 800.C required training.

ICS-300-level training. Certificate must be submitted with application.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
September 22 - 27, 2019 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland