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MGT 346 EOC Operations and Planning For All Hazards
Course Description:
This course focuses on the core functions, processes and best practices necessary to ensure effective and repeatable performances of an emergency operations center at any level. The core functions and processes are reviewed and demonstrated via facilitated discussion and classroom activities. The participants gain practical experience via a series of interrelated activities and exercises supported by a state-of-the-art computer simulation system and are coached by instructors who have extensive emergency operations and management experience.
Event Location/Address:
Johnson County EMA 4529 Melrose Ave
City and County:
Iowa City  -  JOHNSON     (Region 6)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch and travel will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided
Course Dates:
10/22/2019   through   10/24/2019    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eoc-operations-and-planning-mgt-346-tickets-57559580254
Course Contact:
Travis  Beckman      travis.beckman@jecc-ema.org      (319) 356-6762
HazMatIQ - Above the Line/Below the Line
Course Description:
This 8-hour course teaches responders how to size-up any chemical, verify the hazards, select the proper meters and PPE and operate safely in the hot zone. HazMatIQ uses an innovative approach based on the predictability of chemistry. HazMatIQ prepares responders by educating them on the threats as well as the equipment required to safely respond to any CBRNE incident. Utilizing easy to understand lessons and intuitive Smart Charts, responders gain battle proven skills and confidence in themselves and their equipment.
Event Location/Address:
Fire Service Training Bureau 1015 Haber Road
City and County:
Ames  -  STORY     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
Parking is located across the street from the FSTB
Course Dates:
10/31/2019   through   10/31/2019    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:15 PM)
Registration Information:
Please register at the following site: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VbziPm_sHU1ki-9qobrCjMDqN0C6YKmY/view
Course Contact:
Jim  Kenkel      kenkel@dps.state.ia.us      (515) 294-9558
MGT 310 Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
Course Description:
This course will prepare participants to conduct a Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA). Participants will identify threats and hazards of jurisdictional concern, give those threats and hazards context, establish capability targets, and determine how to apply the THIRA results. By using the THIRA process, stakeholders will develop a strategy to allocate resources and establish mitigation and preparedness activities. THIRA-informed planning is consistent with and expands on nationally accepted emergency management standards as the basis for planning across the mission areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery.
Event Location/Address:
DMACC Southridge Center 1111 Army Post Rd, Rm 20
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Enter from the SW corner of Southridge Mall area 2) Left down hallway to room 20 3) All travel and meals are at your own expense
Course Dates:
11/13/2019   through   11/14/2019    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
G 191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
Course Description:
This 1-day, Advanced Professional Series course will allow participants to develop an effective interface between Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. This course works best when delivered to ICS and EOC personnel from the same community. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.
Event Location/Address:
Marshall Co Sheriff's Office 2369 Jessup Avenue, Floor 3
City and County:
Marshalltown  -  MARSHALL     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch is on your own and it is advised that you bring your lunch since the break may not allow enough time to leave to go to restaurants. 2) There is a refrigerator and microwave available on site. 3) Enter through the administrative/civil side door (southeast door) not through the jail. Take elevator to floor 3.
Course Dates:
11/13/2019   through   11/13/2019    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
EMPD-Emergency Mgmt Program Development Session #4
Course Description:
The Emergency Management Program Development course provides a comprehensive overview of the statutory requirements and professional duties of today’s emergency manager. Developed and delivered by practitioners in four separate 6 hour sessions, the course is an opportunity for peer to peer learning through lecture as well as task-oriented coaching. Technical and soft skill development in the areas of administration, planning, resource management, training, and exercises are included. Topics covered: Commission Governance, Training, Exercises, Homeland Security, Budgeting and Professional Development
Event Location/Address:
Polk Co Emergency Operations Center, 1907 Carpenter Ave
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
Please bring along last year’s budget, and your beginning fund balance from your Auditor. We will use these items during the budgeting work section to start your budget for FY2020. Also bring you User ID and password for the DOM website. If you do not have a User ID and Password please contact your Auditor or contact the ITE help desk at 515-281-5703 or 1-800-532-1174 Lunch will be at the Polk Co EOC. Please either bring a lunch or be prepared to do individual Jimmy Johns online orders using credit card payments. This facility takes a whole block, with Polk County Public Health on the front/south side of bldg. Park in the eastern two rows or the southernmost row of the parking lot and enter on the EAST side of building. Session documents can be found at http://iowaema.com/index.php/empd-course
Course Dates:
11/14/2019   through   11/14/2019    -   (9:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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