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The EOC course offers participants insight into, and practical experience with, emergency management and decision-making skills necessary to effectively manage an EOC and the overall response to a large-scale Type 3 or 2 and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/terrorism incident or all-hazard event utilizing the MACS. The EOC course is 24 hours in length, with decision-based exercises comprising 8 of the 24 hours. This course will
develop and reinforce emergency management, situational awareness, information management, resource management, and decision-making skills for course participants. The course adapts existing emergency management [National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS)] procedures to the unique requirements of EOC
The target audience for this course includes Emergency responders, supervisors, and managers from the following disciplines/services:
• Fire service
• Emergency medical services
• Hazardous materials
• Law enforcement
• Public health
• Public works
• Emergency management
• Government administrative
• Non-governmental Organizations
• Private Sector and military (if invited by the host jurisdiction)
Participants must be actively employed, or tasked to work in an EOC. It is also expected participants will have at least an intermediate
level of understanding of ICS and some experience in incident management. It is recommended that participants will have completed IS-701 National Incident Management System Multi-Agency Coordination System, and
IS-775 Role of the Emergency Operations Center in Community Preparedness, Response & Recovery.
A block of rooms has been reserved for this event for the nights of Nov 4-6, 2013 at the Mirrror Lake Lodge in Hettinger (701-567-4571).
NDDES will reimburse ND participants traveling > 50 miles for lodging and per diem according to state policy.
Questions may be addressed to Michelle Marthaller, Adams Co Emergency Manager.
This site updated as of 12/18/2014.
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