IS-200b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

 

Course Summary

1. Title: IS-200b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

2. Keywords/Themes: Agency, Area Command, Badging, Base, Branch, Cache, Chain of Command, Complex, Cooperating Agency, Credentialing, Delegation, Department Operations Center (DOC), Emergency, Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Evacuation, Hazard, Incident Action Plan (IAP), Incident Command System (ICS), Information Management, Interoperability, Joint Information Center (JIC), Mobilization Guide, Multiagency Coordination (MAC), Multijurisdictional Incident, National Incident Management System (NIMS), National Response Framework (NRF), Nongovernmental Organization (NGO), Personal Accountability, Preparedness Organizations, Public Information Officer (PIO), Resource Management, Safety Officer, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Unified Approach, Volunteer

3. Course Description:

ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.  IS-200.b is an updated version of the IS-200 course. If you have successfully completed IS-200 or IS-200.a, you may want to review the new version of the course. For credentialing purposes, the courses are equivalent.

4. Intended Audience: Persons involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.

5. Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course, you should be able to:

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Describe the ICS organization appropriate to the complexity of the incident or event

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Use the ICS to manage an incident or event

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Describe chain of command and formal communication relationships

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Identify common leadership responsibilities

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Describe span of control and modular development

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Describe the use of position titles

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Describe the delegation of authority process

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Describe the scope of authority

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Describe management by objectives

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Describe the importance of preparedness plans and agreements

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Describe the functions of organization positions with the Incident Command System (ICS)

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Identify the ICS tools needed to manage an incident

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Demonstrate the use of an ICS Form 201

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Describe components of field, staff, and selection briefings/meetings

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Plan to give an operational period briefing

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Explain how the modular organization expand the contracts

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Given a scenario, complete a complexity analysis

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Define the five types of incidents

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Describe the process of transfer of command

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List the essential elements of information involved in transfer of command

6. Pre-requisites/Learning Level:

  • IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System is required.
  • Completion of IS 700.A, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.

7. Competencies addressed:

8. CEUs Offered: 0.3

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length: 3 hours

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts: National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), U.S. Department of Agriculture, United State Fire Administration’s National Fire Programs Branch

13. Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

14. Registration requirements: Register a free account

15. Creation and/or update: October 31, 2013

 

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