IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
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IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

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Fairfax, VA 22030

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Course Overview

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.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the intent of NIMS.
  2. Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.
  3. Describe the purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management.
  4. 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.

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Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

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