Get Trained - EOC Staff Training


Introduction to Campus Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center

This introductory course covers what goes on in the EOC, and how the campus coordinates its response to an emergency. It provides an overview of the most relevant aspects of the Incident Command System (ICS), and how that system is utilized in the campus Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Next Session: TBD 2018

Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education (IS 100.he)

This course expands on the information from the training above, and looks at specific concerns related to institutions of higher education. It is an online, self-paced course, which can be knocked out in three hours or less.

Next Session: Ongoing 2017

National Incident Management System, an Introduction (IS 700.a)

This course provides an overview of the federal emergency management structure, 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 emergencies.

Next Session: Ongoing 2017

EOC Section Specific Training

This course provides training relevant to each of the sections of the EOC (Management, Operations, Planning, Logistics and Finance/Administration). It offers EOC staff an overview of their section’s roles and responsibilities and demonstrates how the EOC functions to meet the needs of the campus during an emergency. Engaging, hands-on activities are incorporated to test knowledge along the way.

Next Session: TBD 2018

Information Management in the EOC

Effective information management and communication is critical to an effective EOC response. This course helps EOC staff better understand how information is aquired, managed, disseminated and archived during an emergency.

Next Session: TBD 2018

EOC Action Planning Process

Action Planning is an essential EOC process that improves coordination and communication while providing clear direction and documenting action. This course explores strategies for developing EOC objectives, conducting briefings, facilitating action planning meetings, and writing an EOC Action Plan.

Next Session: TBD 2018

Psychological First Aid

The course provides tools to reduce and cope with stress before, during, and after an emergency. The course provides stress management skills that can quickly and effectively be applied while in the EOC or during other life emergencies.

Next Session: TBD 2018

There are more classes you can take to delve further into ICS and learn more about your position in the EOC.
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