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Name L-101 Foundations of Emergency Management
FEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI. The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and th
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Course Objective
  • •Describe the foundations of emergency management in the United States, including its history, doctrine, and principles, and the role of the emergency manager
  • •Identify and explain legal issues in emergency management, including legal authorities for emergency management, potential legal issues, and strategies for avoiding legal risk
  • •Describe the intergovernmental and interagency context of emergency management, including the roles of Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government organizations, individuals and households, the private sector, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the emergency management network
  • •Identify and apply concepts and techniques for leading through influencing, including influencing strategies, sources of power, results of applying different influence styles, and steps to build and sustain influence
  • •Describe the organization of emergency management for emergency response and routine operations
  • •Explain key factors in serving the
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Student Pre-requisites
IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 or IS-100 C. Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 or IS-100.c An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 or IS-100.FDA Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Food and Drug Administration or IS-100.Fwa Intro to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Federal Workers or IS-100.HCb Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals or IS-100.HE Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100, for Higher Education or IS-100.Leb Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Law Enforcement or IS-100.PWb Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Public Works or IS-100.Sca Introduction to the Incident Command System for Schools
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents or IS-200 C. Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response or IS-200 FW Basic Incident Command System, I-200, for Federal Disaster Workers or IS-200.Hca Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
IS-230.d Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-700.a NIMS An Introduction or IS-700.b An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction or IS-800.C National Response Framework An Introduction
IS-235.b Emergency Planning or IS-235.c IS-235.c Emergency Planning
IS-240.a Leadership & Influence or IS-240.b Leadership and Influence
IS-241.a Decision Making and Problem Solving or IS241.b Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
IS-242.a Effective Communication or IS-242.b IS-242.b Effective Communication
IS-244.a Developing and Managing Volunteers or IS-244.B Developing & Managing Volunteers
IS-120.C An Introduction to Exercises .C or IS-120.a An Introduction to Exercises or IS-120.b An Introduction to Exercises-120.b
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