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IS-363: Introduction to Emergency Management for Higher Education

Course Date

12/18/2018

Course Overview

The goal of this course is to provide Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) with knowledge and planning strategies to protect lives, property, and the environment by supporting operations more effectively within the context of comprehensive emergency management.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define comprehensive emergency management.
  • Identify the importance of emergency planning as it relates to the unique needs of an Institution of Higher Education (IHE)
  • Identify hazards that present risks for IHEs and the impacts of those hazards
  • Identify the process and benefits of conducting a risk assessment
  • Identify and create a partnership with internal and external stakeholders
  • Define the characteristics of a planning team
  • Develop or revise a multi-hazard Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
  • Describe strategies for training and testing the EOP
  • Create a Recovery Plan

Primary Audience

Individuals involved with Emergency Management at Institutes of Higher Education

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

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