Introduction to Emergency Management with NIMS (EM 103 NIMS)


Introduction to Emergency Management with NIMS (EM 103 NIMS)

"Introduction to Emergency Management with NIMS (EM 103 w/NIMS)" provides awareness-level emergency preparedness training for the health care delivery workforce. Based on the National Incident Management System objectives, EM 103 w/NIMS is designed to assist health care workers in understanding their role in providing continuous care for existing patients and additional patients in the event of an emergency or a terrorist event. In addition, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the types and impact of emergencies and disasters on health care facilities
  • Review the critical elements of the National Incident Management System
  • Review the purpose and features of the Incident Command System in responding to emergencies and disasters
  • Prepare for their roles and responsibilities in an emergency or disaster
  • Consider mental health needs in an emergency
  • Consider the needs of special populations affected by an emergency
  • Review steps for preparing their families for a possible disaster

This course meets the National Incident Management System objectives for IS 100: An Introduction to ICS, IS 700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System and parts of IS 800: Introduction to the National Response Plan for health care delivery organizations as described in the document NIMS

Name: Deanna Bourgeault
Title: Regional Education Specialist
Organization: Yale New Haven Health Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response
Name: Mark Schneider
Phone: 203-688-2577
Address: 1 Church Street, New Haven CT 06524

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: emergency management, NIMS, EM103, healthcare disaster planning
Target Capabiltities: Prevent: CBRNE Detection, Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Emergency Operations Center Management, Respond: Medical Surge, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Common: Planning, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Common: Risk Management, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond, Recover
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analyst/Investigation, Synthesis or Evaluation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - NonCommercial
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: Other
Added: Fri Jul 28 10:07:12 -0400 2006
Last Updated: Thu Nov 13 15:24:53 -0500 2008