This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
At the end of the course you should be able to:
- Describe the intent of NIMS
- Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS
- Describe the purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management
- Describe the purpose of the National Integration Center
Note: This course provides a basic introduction to NIMS. It is not designed to replace Incident Command System and position-specific training.
Analytical/Assessment Skills, Policy Development/Program Planning Skills, Communication Skills, Cultural Competency Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice Skills, Public Health Sciences Skills, Financial Planning and Management Skills, Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts
National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), U.S. Department of Agriculture, United State Fire Administration’s National Fire Programs Branch
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Creation and/or update
October 31, 2013