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IS-701.a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course
This course introduces Multiagency Coordination (MAC) Systems as described in the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and shows how these systems can be used to improve incident response. MAC Systems consist of a combination of elements: personnel, procedures, protocols, business practices, and communications integrated into a common system. After taking this course, you should be able to improve the overall coordination with, and support for, incident management by developing and operating within MAC Systems.
Note: IS-701.a is an updated version of the IS-701 course. If you have successfully completed IS-701, you may want to review the new version of the course. For credentialing purposes, the courses are equivalent.
This course will describe to participants the components of a MAC System and establish relationships between all elements of the system. After taking the course, students should be able to:
Federal, State, tribal, and local emergency managers; first responders to include incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and voluntary agency personnel.
N/A. However, completion of IS 700.a, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.
To take the course, click on the following Link:
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