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L 0103 Planning: Emergency Operations
Course Description:
This course in the National Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. The course content includes emergency management planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions. The content also derives from Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans and its six-step planning process and inclusive Whole Community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis, is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.
Event Location/Address:
DMACC Southridge Training site 1111 E Army Post Rd Campus Room #20
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Complete the FEMA Form 119-25-1 (http://training.fema.gov/Apply/). Submit completed application and supporting prerequisites via email to Beth.lewis@iowa.gov 2) Individuals applying for EMI classes will be required to register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number. To register for a SID# go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Dates:
7/19/2018   through   7/20/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
MGT 312 Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness
Course Description:
This workshop is intended for elected and appointed senior officials from your local jurisdiction that provides a forum for local or regional executives or other community entities, both in the public and private sector, that are likely to be involved in a disaster response.
Event Location/Address:
Grinnell Public Safety Building 1020 Spring St
City and County:
Grinnell  -  POWESHIEK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be on your own. 2) Must have FEMA Student ID # by first day of class (https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID )
Course Dates:
7/19/2018   through   7/19/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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:
Sibley Fire Department 808 3rd Avenue
City and County:
Sibley  -  OSCEOLA     (Region 3)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be on your own 2) Class may be cancelled if minimum (15) number of seats aren't filled 30-day prior to class.
Course Dates:
7/28/2018   through   7/28/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
ASIM (Active Shooter Incident Management)
Course Description:
This is a three-day comprehensive course providing responders with the experience and confidence to manage an Active Shooter Event, no matter where they are assigned in the ICS structure. This course is appropriate for all ranks and provides hands-on incident management experience (using 3D multi-responder simulation) to all responders. Students are trained on integrated and effective responses to the full range of Active Shooter and hostile event threats, including Complex Coordinated Attacks (CCAs).
Event Location/Address:
Johnson County EMA 4529 Melrose Ave
City and County:
Iowa City  -  JOHNSON     (Region 6)
Additional Information:
This course is classroom-based and no special dress is required. Agency uniforms or training attire is appropriate. The class is fully funded at no cost to the registrant. Travel and Lunch are on your own.
Course Dates:
8/1/2018   through   8/3/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asim-advanced-active-shooter-incident-management-tickets-46534805857
Course Contact:
Travis  Beckman      travis.beckman@jecc-ema.org      (319) 356-6762
Remote-Responding to Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail
Course Description:
This 8-hour remote site training will be delivered to volunteer and rural area first responders who will be exposed to the potential harm caused by transportation of flammable liquid by rail incidents, so that they can plan to coordinate their responses in an effective and efficient manner. Participants will learn the importance of developing strategies while responding to these rail incidents, which allows them to remain flexible in adjusting their actions to any changing events that may occur during an incident. Key success factors presented in the course will be effective planning, communication, and coordination.
Event Location/Address:
Amana Fire Station 2800 K Street Middle Amana
City and County:
Amana  -  IOWA     (Region 6)
Additional Information:
All travel expenses are on your own
Course Dates:
8/4/2018   through   8/4/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2066500 individuals must approve/sign release forms to attend this training
Course Contact:
Josh  Humphrey      jhumphrey@iowacosheriff.org      (641) 990-1197
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