Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 - Friday, Jul 12, 2019, (All day)

Iowa Central Community College East Campus
2031 Quail Ave. Fort Dodge, IA 50501

This course provides emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on a local or state All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). This course focuses on: 1) managing the planning cycle, and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Time: 8:00 – 5:00 (all days)


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