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: Monday, Mar 13, 2023 - Tuesday, Mar 14, 2023, 8:00PM - 4:30PM

Winterset Public Library 1

23 N 2nd St

Winterset, IA 50273

Descrtiption: his course is produced with the partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property loss, Emergency Managers must work closely with the NWS and news media to provide effectiveness. **This course is part of the FEMA Advanced Professional Series (APS)

Prerequisites: None-highly recommend that participants take IS 271 and IS 247

Audience: State, local, tribal and territorial emergency managers, public works, officials responsible for coordination and communication.

Additional Info: 1) Parking is on the street located next to the library.

2) Meals will be on your own, adequate time will be provided. Food locations are around the square one block away. 3) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one-way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to limited to the first 5 registrants who respond prior to start of class. All other travel will be on your own if the above doesn't apply or requested.


Contact: Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page