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Incident Communication Plans And Systems

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This course provides the student with an understanding of the various elements needed for responding to critical incident events. These incidents include natural disasters, workplace violence, and other significant planned and unplanned occurrences. An emphasis is given to proper planning, communication, and system development for these critical incidents.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks 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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    Manmade and Natural Disasters

    • Identify manmade critical incidents
    • Define natural disasters and their affect on organizations
    • Distinguish between internal and external risks

    After the Crisis

    • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the response procedures during a crisis
    • Describe the necessary components of an after action reviews
    • Draft final recommendations to develop an action plan

    Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

    • Compare and contrast the differences between risk and vulnerability assessments
    • Identify the foundational elements of risk and vulnerability assessments
    • Explain the application of risk and vulnerability assessment to organizations

    Before the Crisis

    • Define prevention strategies used in planning for a crisis
    • Explain preparedness strategies used in planning for a crisis
    • Formulate planning protocols to prepare for a crisis
    • Relate the prevention, preparedness, and planning strategies into practice

    During the Crisis

    • Use the Unified Command Structure during a crisis scenario
    • Describe the communication and action plans used during a crisis
    • Employ best practices in responding to a crisis
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