Newly Appointed Oklahoma Emergency Management Directors
Title 63, Section 683.11.B, states that within one (1) year of appointment, emergency management directors shall complete basic emergency management training. The basic training consists of eleven courses. Four of the eleven courses were established by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as mandatory training in compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The remaining seven courses provide an overview of emergency management with information which is fundamental to developing a successful emergency management program. All eleven courses can be completed at the student’s pace on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) website www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp.
IS 100.b Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100) (NIMS Course)
As an introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), this course provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
(0.3 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS100b.asp
IS 120.a An Introduction to Exercises
This course introduces the basics of emergency management exercises. It also builds a foundation for subsequent exercise courses, which provide the specifics of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and the National Standard Exercise Curriculum (NSEC). This course will introduce you to the following concepts: managing an exercise, designing and developing an exercise, conducting an exercise, evaluating an exercise, developing and implementing an improvement plan.
(0.5 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS120A.asp
IS 200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS 200 )(NIMS Course)
ICS 200.b is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS).
(0.3 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS200b.asp
IS 230. b Fundamentals of Emergency Management
The goal of this course is to introduce you to the fundamentals of emergency management (EM) as an integrated system, and how its resources and capabilities can be networked together for all hazards.
IS 235.a Emergency Planning
This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.
(1.0 CEU) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is235a.asp
IS 393.A Introduction to Hazard Mitigation
As the costs of disasters continue to rise, governments and ordinary citizens must find ways to reduce risks to our communities. As communities plan for new development and improvements to existing infrastructure, mitigation can and should be an important component of the planning effort. This means taking action to reduce or eliminate long-term risk from hazards and their effects. This course provides an introduction to mitigation for those who are new to emergency management and/or mitigation.
(1.0 CEU) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is393A.asp
IS 634 Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
This is an introductory level course designed for all audiences, including federal, state, tribal and local emergency management staff with responsibilities in FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Program. It is highly recommended for non-public assistance personnel who need a basic understanding of the process. Four units of instruction provide an overview on such topics as eligibility, kickoff meeting, project formulation, and small project validation.
(0.2 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS634.asp
IS 700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction (NIMS Course)
This course provides an introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and non-governmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
(0.3 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp
IS 775 EOC Management and Operations
This course describes the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers and their relationships as components of a multi-agency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities and case studies that relate to EOC's and multi-agency coordination systems at the local, state and federal levels of government.
(0.4 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS775.asp
IS 800.b National Response Framework, an Introduction (NIMS Course)
The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. Students that have completed the original IS 800 course or the first revision, IS 800.a are not required to complete IS 800.b
(0.3 CEUs) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS800b.asp