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FEMA/NIMS Certs Requirements for Deployable 1st Responders

IS-100.b - Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100

http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100b.asp

Course Overview
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, 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 the Incident
Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
.

IS-101.b - Deployment Basics
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is101b.asp

Course Objectives
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Prepare for deployment, including detailing what information to gather, what steps to take, and what things to pack. Check in
when arriving at the assigned location. Acclimate to the working and living conditions at the assigned incident facility. Take care
of themselves during deployment. Maintain standards for accountability. Complete the check-out process.

IS-120.a An Introduction to Exercises
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS120A.asp

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will:
Identify the five phases of the exercise process Distinguish the tasks necessary to complete each phase of the exercise process
Understand how exercises complete the emergency preparedness cycle Comprehend the role of exercises in the testing of facilities,
equipment, and personnel in a performance based environment. Recognize how exercises prepare communities to respond to and
recover from major emergencies

IS-200.b - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS200b.asp

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200
provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

IS-240.a Leadership & Influence
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is240a.asp

Being able to lead others - to motivate them to commit their energies and expertise to achieving the shared mission and goals of the emergency management system - is a necessary and vital part of the job for every emergency manager, planner, and responder. This course is designed to improve your leadership and influence skills. It addresses:

Leadership from within. How to facilitate change. How to build and rebuild trust. Using personal influence and political savvy.
Fostering an environment for leadership development.

IS-241.a Decision Making and Problem Solving
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is241a.asp

EMI has made revisions to this course.  The course was aligned to the NRF and NIMS changes.

Being able to make decisions and solve problems effectively is a necessary and vital part of the job for every emergency manager, planner,
and responder. This course is designed to improve your decision-making skills. It addresses:

The decision-making process Decision-making styles Attributes of an effective decision maker Ethical decision making and problem solving

IS-242.a Effective Communication
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is242a.asp

Course Description
EMI has made revisions to this course.  The course was aligned to the NRF and NIMS changes. Being able to communicate effectively is
a necessaryand vital part of the job for every emergencymanager, planner, and responder. This course is designed to improve
your communication skills. It addresses: Basic communication skills How to communicate in an emergency How to identify community-specific communication issues Using technology as a communication tool Effective oral communication How to prepare an oral presentation

IS-301 Radiological Emergency Response
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is301.asp

Course Overview

This course is a prerequisite to the resident course, S301, Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO). The goal of this
independent study course is to provide a learning experience in which participants demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of
radiological protection and response principles, guidelines, and regulations to prepare them for the operations course (RERO).
Only those people who will be approved to attend the RERO course should take this independent study course

IS-700.a NIMS An Introduction
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Describe the intent of NIMS.Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.  Describe the purpose of the
NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and
Command and Management.Describe  the purpose of the National Integration Center
.

IS-809 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #9 – Search and Rescue
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS809.asp

Course Overview

The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies – from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.  As part of the NRF, Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) are primary mechanisms at the operational level used to organize and provide assistance. This series of courses is designed to overview each of the 15 ESFs.  This course provides an introduction to Emergency Support Function (ESF) #9 Search and Rescue.

IS-317 introduction to CERT
http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/IS317/basics/basics/index01.htm

Module 1: CERT Basics Lesson 1-0: Course OverviewvLesson 1-1: CERT Overview Lesson 1-2: Family and Workplace Preparedness Lesson 1-3: CERT Organization Module 2: Fire Safety Lesson2-1: Introduction to Fire Safety Lesson 2-2: Fire Hazards in the Home and Workplace Lesson 2-3: Safe Fire Suppression Module 3: Hazardous Materials and Terrorist Incidents Lesson 3-1: Introduction to Special Situations Lesson 3-2: Hazardous Materials Safety Lesson 3-3: Terrorism and CERT Module 4: Disaster Medical Operations Lesson 4-1: Introduction to Disaster Medical Operations Lesson 4-2: Principles and Guidelines for Victim Care Lesson 4-3: Disaster Psychology Module 5: Search and Rescue Lesson 5-1: Introduction to Light Search and Rescue Lesson 5-2: Search Operations Lesson 5-3: Rescue Operations Module 6: Course Summary Lesson 6-1: Finishing Up

 

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