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IS-200.HC Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations

Course Overview

Incident Command training is being developed and offered for a variety of disciplines, including Federal Disaster Workers, Public Works, Law Enforcement, Healthcare/Hospitals and Public Health. All of the ICS training offered through these courses is consistent. However, the various versions include examples and exercises specific to each of these disciplines.

ICS 200.HC is designed to enable healthcare/hospital personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

The Emergency Management Institute developed the ICS 200.HC, Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations, in collaboration with:

Course Topics

The training is comprised of the following lessons:

Primary Audience

ICS-200.HC, Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations, should be completed by personnel whose primary responsibility is emergency management, to include (at a minimum) middle management within a hospital or healthcare system.  Middle management may refer to physicians, department managers, unit leaders, charge nurses, and any staff (i.e. hospital administration) that would have a role in an emergency operations center (hospital, local, or state).


IS-100 is a pre-requisite to the IS-200 course.

CEUs: 0.3

Course Length: 3 hours