ICS 300-Intermediate ICS for Expanding Medical Incidents


This course is designed to enable healthcare personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System.  This course has been designed as a 16-hour session, to be delivered using a two or 2 day training format, and a variety of contemporary caase studies and scenarios to help prepare health professsionals for establishing and working within an ICS structure specific to managing expanding medical incidents.  The course includes a total of eight instructional unitsand is intended to be followed up with a functional or full-scale exercise that allows the students to practice the skills learned in the course.  The instructional units will be delivered in succession as each unity builds upon information presented and lessons learned from the prior unit.  This course reinforces the benefits of adapting a local emergency preparedness and response plan.

Target Audience:
Mid to upper level Hospital, Tribal and Public Health Supervisory/Management Professionals, DES Coordinators, Senior Law Enforcement, Senior Fire, Senior EMS and Elected Officials.

Recommended Course Pre-Requisite
It is recommended that participants complete the basic IS-100 and IS-200 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: https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700.asp, http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is100.asp, http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is200.asp

Course Objectives

  • Describe how the NIMS Command and Management componet supports the management of expanding medical incidents.
  • Describe the medical incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding medical or other incidents as prescribed by the ICS.
  • Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 medical incident.
  • Develop and Incident Action Plan for a simulated medical incident.

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Name: Bill Miller
Organization: FEMA
Name: Vince Colucci
Phone: 1-406-243-4634
Address: U of M School of Pharmace
Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

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