21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals (IS-100.HCb) - National Incident Management System (NIMS) (English Edition)
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course uses the same objectives and content as other ICS courses with healthcare/hospital examples and exercises. (This written version supplements, but does not replace, the interactive course.)
Course Objectives - At the completion of this course, you should be familiar with:
* ICS applications for healthcare/hospitals
* ICS organizational principles and elements
* ICS position and responsibilities
* ICS facilities and functions
* ICS planning
In addition, you will learn the steps you should take to be accountable for your actions during an incident. Primary Audience - ICS-100, Introduction to ICS (ICS-100.HC) should be completed by the hospital personnel that would have a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, and/or emergency response during an incident. Personnel designated to fulfill ICS roles (i.e. hospital emergency manager, hospital administration, department heads) should complete ICS-100, though additional participants may include the following hospital and healthcare systems staffs: * Physicians * Nursing * Ancillary * Materials/resource management * Security/safety * Laboratory * Radiology * Inter-facility transport.
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