Available Courses

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Mass Care Tabletop Exercise
Course Description:
Heartland Dawn, a mass care tabletop exercise, provides a forum for district-wide, local, private and public partners to coordinate emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities/issues during a simulated interactive exercise that helps test the capabilities of each organization’s response plan. This exercise will prompt participants to address issues in their plans and identify address any shortfalls/gaps in plan revisions.
Event Location/Address:
Cerro Gordo County EOC (basement)/Mason City Police Department, 78 S. Georgia Avenue
City and County:
Mason City  -  CERRO GORDO     (Region 2)
Additional Information:
1. Please do not use the parking lot east of the police department. Street parking is available around the police department. 2. All travel will be at the attendee’s expense. 3. Catered lunch will be provided.
Course Dates:
8/7/2018   through   8/7/2018    -   (10:00 AM  to  3:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
G 289 Public Information Officer Awareness Training
Course Description:
The one-day Public Information Officer Awareness Course (G0289) is designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. This course can provide a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. Additionally, it can provide those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.
Event Location/Address:
Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond campus. Lower Level Conference Room 403 1st St SE
City and County:
Belmond  -  WRIGHT     (Region 2)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be on your own. Cafeteria is available at hospital. Local restaurants within walking distance. 2) Please park in the parking area south of the hospital. Enter in main entrance on west side of hospital. 3) Travel will be at attendees expense
Course Dates:
9/5/2018   through   9/5/2018    -   (8:30 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Rail Car Incident Response for Crude, Ethanol and other Flammable Liquids
Course Description:
The All Hazards Training Center at The University of Findlay has developed the Rail Car Incident Response for Crude, Ethanol, and Other Flammable Liquids training course for the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (DOT PHMSA) to educate emergency responders on freight rail car incidents involving hazardous materials, specifically crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids. As more and more rail traffic transports cargo, including hazardous materials, it is important that the responder community become educated about the dangers and unique hazards presented with rail cars carrying these commodities. The information will enhance the ability of emergency responders to assess the scene of a rail car incident, understand the resources needed to remediate the emergency situation, including how the railroad will play a critical role in the response.
Event Location/Address:
North Grand Building 500 N. Grand Ave.
City and County:
Charles City  -  FLOYD     (Region 2)
Additional Information:
1. Training will be both inside and outside, so dress appropriately. 2. No special PPE required, it is recommended to wear comfortable clothing (No open toed shoes) 3. This training will be held in a multi-story building and will have signage directing students to the proper classroom. 4. There is on-street parking along with a parking lot at the rear of the building. Students MUST enter through the doors on N. Grand Ave. ONLY.
Course Dates:
9/13/2018   through   9/13/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
G 289 Public Information Officer Awareness Training
Course Description:
The one-day Public Information Officer Awareness Course (G0289) is designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. This course can provide a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. Additionally, it can provide those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.
Event Location/Address:
Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Calmar Campus Wilder Bldg. Room 106 1625 Hwy 150
City and County:
Calmar  -  WINNESHIEK     (Region 2)
Additional Information:
Travel and lunch are at attendees expense.
Course Dates:
9/25/2018   through   9/25/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Wide Area Search-PER 213
Course Description:
Participants will be instructed in practical search methods and skills to perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The course content applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents. Topics include search management and planning, mapping, search strategies and skills, team management and communication.
Event Location/Address:
Mason City Police Department 78 S. Georgia Avenue
City and County:
Mason City  -  CERRO GORDO     (Region 2)
Additional Information:
1) Please do not park in the parking lot on the east side of the police department. All parking is on the street in this area. 2) Must have FEMA Student ID # by first day of class (https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID ) 3) All travel expenses are on your own.
Course Dates:
11/6/2018   through   11/8/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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