In this 6-day course, EMS personnel/officers/supervisors review the Incident Command System (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 and interagency and mutual aid.
- Size-up, strategy and tactics, and action plans.
- EMS company operations.
- Pre-incident preparation.
- Incident organization.
- Strategic command.
Pre-course materials and course syllabus
|Welcome Letter and Pre-course Assignment:||https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_n0147.pdf PDF 243KB|
|Course Syllabus:||https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_n0147.pdf PDF 192KB|
Emergency response personnel with responsibilities to implement the initial and early expanding EMS functions of an ICS at medium- or large-sized incidents.
- 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.
- Independent Study (IS)-700,“National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction." (Course certificate must be included with application.)
- IS-201, “Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan” OR ICS-300, "Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents." (Course certificate must be included with application.)