EMP 109 Incident Command Systems

Explores the dynamics of managing major emergency incidents and examines the National Incident Command System. Focuses on major incidents where large life, property, or economic losses are possible. Includes organization and staffing, incident and event planning/staffing, organizing a response to an incident, and incident resource management. Actual incidents are discussed and analyzed. Incorporates learning from the experience of others in handling major emergencies and preplanning for emergencies.