HSM 220 National Incident Management System (NIMS)

This course is designed to illustrate how effective coordination, integration, communications and planning among local, state and federal response agencies are critical to effective response to mass-casualty, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or terrorist incidents. This course will focus on the special challenges faced by senior level incident managers in dealing with a WMD or terrorist incident. In addition, the National Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command, basic medical and law enforcement terminology will be discussed.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CJS 101/ HSM 101

Offered

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