Emergency

Training We Are Hosting

G 235 Emergency Planning Course

Location:

Polk County Emergency Management

1907 Carpenter Avenue

Des Moines, 50314

Dates/Times:

April 3 - 4, 2023 from 8:00AM – 4:30PM daily​

 

Registration Details:

Description:

​This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan.
  • Explain how the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 helps state, local, and tribal governments determine and structure their planning requirements.
  • Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration.
  • Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process.
  • Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning.
  • Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts.
  • Determine which Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) format is best suited to their jurisdictions.

Target Audience:  

​This course is designed for emergency management personnel, public and private, who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system.

G191 - Emergency Operations Center / Incident Command Interface

Location:

Polk County Emergency Management

1907 Carpenter Avenue

Des Moines, 50314

Dates/Times:

March 7, 2023 from 8:00AM – 4:30PM​

 

Registration Details:

Description:

The goal of this one-day professional development course, E/L/G 0191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface, is to enable the students to develop an effective interface between the Incident Command/Unified Command and the Emergency Operations Center by applying National Incident Management System principles.  

The intended audience(s) are federal, state, tribal, territorial, local level, private industry, volunteer and nongovernmental emergency management personnel who are active in a community's ICS and EOC activities. This course works best when delivered to combined audience of ICS and EOC personnel. The materials were developed with the assumption that audience members may have little or no actual experience as a member of an Incident Command Post staff or an EOC Staff.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the course structure and potential ICS/EOC interface challenges.
  • Explain key NIMS concepts, command and coordination systems, and structures.
  • Analyze given scenarios to determine commonalities and potential interface issues between ICS and EOCs.
  • Explain the respective roles and interconnectivity of the NIMS command and coordination systems in coordination.
  • Contrast the typical role and functions of the Incident Command and the EOC during emergency operations.
  • Analyze given scenarios to apply ICS/EOC interface concepts.
  • Develop an ICS/EOC interface action plan for your community.
  • Summarize the course objectives.

​Suggested Prerequisites:

  • IS-0100 An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
  • IS-0700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
  • IS-0800 National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction
  • IS-0200 Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200

             or

  • IS-2200 Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions

Target Audience:  

​The intended audience(s) are public sector, private industry, volunteer and nongovernmental emergency management personnel who are active in a community's ICS and EOC activities. This course works best when delivered to combined audience of ICS and EOC personnel. The materials were developed with the assumption that audience members may have little or no actual experience as a member of an Incident Command Post staff or an EOC Staff.