Available Courses

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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
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:
O'Brien County Law Enforcement Center Emergency Operations Center (located lower level) 240 1st St., NE
City and County:
Primghar  -  OBRIEN     (Region 3)
Additional Information:
1. Participants may park around the O'Brien County Courthouse grounds. 2. Catered lunch will be provided. 3. All travel will be at the attendee’s expense.
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
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:
Sioux City Fire Station #3 2630 3rd St
City and County:
Sioux City  -  WOODBURY     (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 by August 3rd. 3) Travel will be at attendees expense.
Course Dates:
8/11/2018   through   8/11/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Registration Information:
Please email or call Captain Gerry Bennett with the Sioux City Fire Department no later than close of business Friday, August 3rd.
Course Contact:
Gerry  Bennett      gbennett@sioux-city.org      (712) 279-6101
School Active Shooter Plan Workshop
Course Description:
The Iowa Department of Education is hosting an all day workshop to help schools develop high quality plans that cover active shooter and natural disaster events. This was passed into law in Senate File 2364 requiring all K-12 schools in Iowa to write plans that help prepare for these events. This workshop will cover the following: -The new legislation, what it requires, when it is due. -Schools will identify who at each school is going to develop these plans. -Workshop will focus on the specific planning elements required. -Attendees will learn how to form a planning team, inviting stakeholders to help. -REMS/TA: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools/Technical Assistance: plan format, resources for schools, Run/Hide/Fight. -Walk through the PTER Preparedness Cycle: Plan, Train, Exercise, Repeat. -Share the monthly follow-on schedule to help attendees stay on track and have a plan by June 30, 2019.
Event Location/Address:
Prairie Lakes AEA 500 NE 6th Street
City and County:
Pocahontas  -  POCAHONTAS     (Region 3)
Additional Information:
All travel and meal expenses are on your own.
Course Dates:
9/5/2018   through   9/5/2018    -   (9:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Public Information in an All-Hazards Incident MGT 318
Course Description:
This course examines the role of public information in managing an all-hazards incident and provides practical training in crisis communication techniques. In such an incident, it is imperative that community leaders, incident managers, and public information officers are prepared to communicate with the public through the news and social media. The course focuses on the role of public information in incident management, the information needs of the public in a crisis, and the various means of effectively communicating through the news and social media. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to manage the major elements associated with public information in a WMD, terrorism and all-hazards incident.
Event Location/Address:
The Security Institute Western Iowa Tech Community College Campus 4647 Stone Ave-Lower level
City and County:
Sioux City  -  WOODBURY     (Region 3)
Additional Information:
Lunch can be provided at a $10 fee/person that includes both days. Catering lunch will allow an earlier end time each day. If you wish to participate in the $10 lunch, please email Becca to assure you have a lunch both days. rsocknat@woodburycountyiowa.gov If you wish NOT to participate in the catered lunch, you may bring your own lunch.
Course Dates:
9/18/2018   through   9/19/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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