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: Thursday, Mar 9, 2023 - Friday, Mar 10, 2023, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Scott County Emergency Management EOC

1100 E 46 St.

Davenport, IA 52807

Course Description: 

This 2-day course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school emergency operations plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG 101, for developing an emergency operations plan and explains how to engage the whole community—including parents/guardians and outside agencies such as law enforcement, fire, and emergency management—in school preparedness and planning. **This course is part of the FEMA Advanced Professional Series (APS)

Target Audience: 

The target audience for this course is school and emergency management personnel who are interested in comprehensive emergency planning for grades K-12. Examples of potential participants include: • School personnel: School superintendents, principals, school nurses, risk managers, cafeteria staff, bus drivers, and others involved in school planning. • Emergency management personnel: Emergency manager and representatives of law enforcement, fire, public health, and other response agencies.

Prerequisites: NONE however we recommend: IS 100 intro to ICS, IS 700-NIMS introduction, IS 362 Multi-hazard emergency planning for schools

Additional Info: 

1) Lunch is on your own, adequate time will be provided.

2) Parking: Please do not park in the employee lot directly east of the building. You may park in front of the building adjacent to the flagpole (in marked spaces only, please). Once those are full, please park across the drive in the Davenport Public Works lots and walk across.

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. Please follow the current CDC guidelines, and if you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home.


Contact: HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page


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