Emergency Medical Services: Functions in the Incident Command System (NFA)

Instructional Hours: 16.00

Course Objective: To provide students with an opportunity to practice use of the Incident Command System in coordination with other public safety responders.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include the incident command system, preplanning, special considerations for structure fires, wildland fires, mass gatherings, tactical emergency medical support and hazardous materials incidents, and evacuations. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, role-playing and simulation activities.

Successful Completion: Students must attend all class sessions and complete required classroom activities.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.