sec471 | undergraduate
Critical Incident Management
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Response Strategies and Execution
- Assess interagency communication issues at the private, local, state and federal levels.
- Explain the chaos factor and the role of the media in critical incident management.
- Evaluate the relevance and uses of an after-action report.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of command structure, resource deployment, and logistics.
Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery
- Identify challenges associated with a critical incident response.
- Identify the phases of critical incident management.
- Evaluate the steps involved with planning and preparing for a critical incident.
- Examine methods to prevent a critical incident and distinguish between mitigating techniques.
- Describe the process of recovering from a critical incident.
Fundamentals of Critical Incident Management
- Describe the different types of critical incidents such as violent crime, natural disasters and acts of terrorism.
- Compare examples of critical incidents and the associated causes.
- Analyze the positive and negative outcomes of critical incident responses.
- Identify distinguishing factors that differentiate routine incidents from critical incidents.
Governing Documents and Authority
- Summarize the National Incident Management System.
- Analyze the Incident Command System and the various roles and responsibilities.
- Examine the National Response Framework.
- Evaluate the National Infrastructure Protection Plan and the expectations imposed on the private sector.
- Evaluate the National Incident Management System compliance for state and local incident response plans.
Agencies Involved with Critical Incident Management
- Identify the federal agencies involved with critical incident management and their associated role.
- Describe the role of state agencies involved with critical incident management.
- Identify the role of local agencies involved with critical incident management.
- Describe the role of private agencies involved with critical incident management.
- Explain the benefits and challenges associated with interagency critical incident management.
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