Introduction to Emergency Management for Fire Service

Introduction to Emergency Management for Fire Service

  • Hours: 16
  • Min/Max Students: 15/25
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  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, fire protection, emergency management, or emergency medical services (7/14).

American Council on Education (ACE)

This course is designed to identify basic definitions, concepts and systems utilized within the emergency management discipline.  The course includes identification of hazards and risks, activities found within the four phases of emergency management.  It addresses federal, state and local roles and responsibilities in a major disaster, with an emphasis on government coordination and the solutions to complicated problems that frequently arise in disasters.  This 2-day course is designed for fire fighters, local jurisdiction officials, emergency managers, volunteers and other emergency service personnel.