emc320 | undergraduate

Emergency Preparedness And Planning

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This course examines the preparation and planning process for emergency and crisis situations from geographical, national and local levels. Topics will include concepts of response and preparedness, recovery and mitigation strategies, hazard analysis, vulnerability assessment, exposure pathways and response capability assessment.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Introduction to Disaster Planning

    • Explain the role of emergency management in disasters.
    • Identify the importance of NIMS in emergency management.
    • Describe the all-hazards approach to disaster preparedness.

    All-Hazards Planning

    • Describe the risk assessment process.
    • Perform a hazard vulnerability assessment (HVA).
    • Determine mitigation strategies for identified hazards and vulnerabilities.

    Emergency Operations Plan

    • Identify key components of an emergency operations plan (EOP).
    • Analyze a comprehensive EOP.

    Evaluation of an Emergency Operations Plan

    • Evaluate the implementation of an emergency operations plan.
    • Evaluate communication and collaboration between agencies during a disaster.

    Planning for the Future

    • Predict future challenges for local, national, and global emergency management.
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