ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The Emergency Management Institute developed its ICS courses collaboratively with:
At the completion of this course, you should be able to:
Explain the principles and basic structure of the Incident Command System (ICS). Describe the NIMS management characteristics that are the foundation of the ICS. Describe the ICS functional areas and the roles of the Incident Commander and Command Staff. Describe the General Staff roles within ICS. Identify how NIMS management characteristics apply to ICS for a variety of roles and discipline areas. Primary Audience
The target audience includes persons involved with emergency planning, and response or recovery efforts.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health acknowledges the National Ski Patrol’s Outdoor Emergency Care course supersedes the National Registry’s Emergency Medical Responder course (formerly known as First Responder). As a result, patrollers who have successfully completed their OEC training are allowed to challenge the National Registry’s psychomotor skills assessment and the written exam. Passing this testing allows the clinician to be nationally recognized EMR and Pennsylvania state certified.
The course is a total of 40-60 hours and is spread over multiple months Meeting 2-3 times per month practicing for the psychomotor skills examination
Completion of the course, candidates will be able to sit for their psychomotor skills examination. The written examination will be completed independently at an approved Pearson Learning Testing Center Candidates will receive their certification upon successful completion of the National Registry EMR written exam and will be eligible to enroll in the EMT Bridge Course
(1) An Active PA Department of Health Approved CPR certification (2) Completion of FEMA course for NIMS (National Incident Management Systems) Parts NIMS IS-100b, NIMS IS-700a, NIMS IS-200b, NIMS IS-800c PA— PSFA- Hazardous Materials Awareness
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EMT Bridge Course:
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved a bridge course designed for patrollers who have their EMR and Outdoor Emergency Care certifications. This course is a total of 60-80 hours of actual classroom time covering emergency medical patient management not covered in the OEC course. Materials already covered by OEC, will be reviewed through an on-line self study program.
The course is a total of 60-80 hours and is spread over multiple months Some indépendant self study Obtain prehospital experienced with an emergency ambulance service with approximately 10 patient contacts
Completion of the course, candidates will be able to sit for their psychomotor skills examination. The written examination will be completed independently at an approved Pearson Learning Testing Center
(1)A national rewgisty and/ or a Pennsylvania EMR certification (2) An active PA Department of Health Approved CPR certification (see PA Dept. Health) (3) Completion of FEMA course for NIMS (National Incident Management Systems) Parts NIMS IS-100b, NIMS IS-700a, NIMS IS-200b, NIMS IS-800c PA— PSFA- Hazardous Materials Awareness (TRAIN PA)
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