Sep 29, 2022  
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ESM 315 - Principles of Emergency Services Management

3 Cr. Hrs.
This is a “Bridge” Course designed to familiarize students with the fundamentals of emergency services management, emergency management, and homeland security. Topics covered will include a review of the related terms and definitions commonly used by the emergency response community. Students will also identify key players involved at the national, state, and local levels and their role and responsibilities in preparing for, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from a natural or man-made incident(s). Students will be knowledgeable of appropriate Federal agency mandates, including Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The content will cover directives and guidelines included in the National Incident Management System (NIMS), National Response Framework (NRF), National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), Target Capabilities List (TCL’s), Homeland Security Presidential Directives (HSPD) 5, 7, and 8, Presidential Policy Directive 8, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, and the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101.



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