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East Morgan County Hospital

2400 Edison Street

Main Conference Room

East Morgan, Colorado 80723

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Overview

This course will provide participants with an introduction to the HICS Command Staff and General Staff positions along with the utilization of the HICS forms for each position. The course includes hands-on training by utilizing the HICS Forms and Job Action Sheets and the completion of an Incident Action Plan.

Learning Objectives

1. Provide overview of roles and responsibilities of the Command Section positions

a. Incident Commander

b. Liaison Officer

c. Public Information Officer

d. Safety Officer

e. Medical/Technical Specialist

2. Provide an overview of roles and responsibilities of the General Section positions

a. Operations Section Chief

b. Planning Section Chief

c. Logistics Section Chief

d. Finance / Administration Section Chief

3. Provide an overview of the HICS Activation process

4. Provide an overview of each Job Action Sheet and appropriate HICS Forms

5. Provide hands-on, discussion-based practice scenario

Target Audience

Participants should include:

- Healthcare personnel who are likely to assume a leadership HICS position in the Hospital Command Center.

- Healthcare personnel who have primary responsibility for emergency management.

- Healthcare Emergency Management Committee members or those key leaders whose departments support the Emergency Operations Plan.

Recommended Prerequisites

ICS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System—Link to Course

ICS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations - Link to Course

ICS-700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System - Link to Course

ICS-800.c: An Introduction to the National Response Framework—Link to Course

Course Length

2 .5 hours

Certification

This course will utilize a certificate to show completion.

Evaluation Strategy

This course will utilize three evaluation strategies:

1. Participant feedback during training discussion

2. Group discussion of emergency management and preparedness concepts

3. Course Evaluation Form

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East Morgan County Hospital

2400 Edison Street

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East Morgan, Colorado 80723

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