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IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship

Course Date

6/24/2013

Course Overview

This course provides leading practices and resources to assist elementary and secondary schools, institutions of higher education, and houses of worship in developing emergency plans for preparing for, responding to, and recovering from mass casualty incidents.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to identify key considerations and strategies for preparing for mass casualty incidents, including:

  • Understanding the threats and challenges.
  • Establishing planning processes.
  • Assessing and mitigating vulnerabilities.
  • Establishing response procedures.
  • Planning for recovery.
  • Staying prepared.

Primary Audience

The audience for this course is the whole community.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours
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Take Final Exam
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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