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IS-100.HC Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals

Note: 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.

Course Overview

ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) as it applies to the healthcare/hospital environment 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 ICS 100, Introduction to ICS (IS-100.HC) course, in collaboration with:

Primary Audience

ICS-100, Introduction to ICS (ICS-100.HC) should be completed by the hospital personnel that would have a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, and/or emergency response during an incident.  Personnel designated to fulfill ICS roles (i.e. hospital emergency manager, hospital administration, department heads) should complete ICS-100, though additional participants may include the following hospital and healthcare systems staffs:

NIMS Compliance:

This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS Baseline Training requirements for I-100.



CEUs: 0.2

Course Length: 2.5 hours