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OHEP-HTC-ICS100-REC IS-100.C Introduction to the Incident Command System

Enrollment DeadlineSectionCourse FormatStart/End Dates Details Instructor(s)Speakers
Recorded Session - BP4: 2022-2023 Online Ongoing
Eddie Reyes RN, BSN  

Course Description

Course Overview
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The Emergency Management Institute developed its ICS courses collaboratively with:

  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Programs Branch

Course Objectives: 
At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the principles and basic structure of the Incident Command System (ICS).

  • Describe the NIMS management characteristics that are the foundation of the ICS.

  • Describe the ICS functional areas and the roles of the Incident Commander and Command Staff.

  • Describe the General Staff roles within ICS.

  • Identify how NIMS management characteristics apply to ICS for a variety of roles and discipline areas.

Co-sponsored By

  • HTC AMC and Rochester
  • HTC Northwell and Upstate Med
  • Average Completion Time

    2 hours



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