ICS 200- A Practical Approach to Infectious Disease Outbreak Management
This course has been designed as a 16 hour session, to be delivered using a two day training format, and a variety of contemporary case studies and scenarios to help prepare health professionals for establishing and working within an ICS structure specific to managing infectious disease outbreaks. The course includes a total of eight instructional units and a primer on pandemic flu. The instructional units will be delivered in succession as each unit builds upon information presented and lessons learned from the prior unit. This cousre reinforces the benefits of adapting a local emergency preparedness and response plan to include managing infectious disease outbreaks.
Mid to upper level Hospital, Tribal and Public Health supervisory/management Professionals, DES Cooridinators, Senior Law Enforcement, Senior Fire, Senior EMS and Elected Officials.
Recommended Course Pre-Requisite:
It is recommended that participants complete the basic IS-700 and IS-100 courses before attending this training. These courses establish the baseline knowledge of ICS process and protocol, and participants will get more out of this course by having that baseline knowledge. These courses are available on line and free at the following sites: http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700.asp and http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is100asp
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