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Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies happen almost every day. Some emergencies are large. Some emergencies are small. All emergencies need an effective response.

This course will give you information about how to respond to emergencies.

You will learn about:

  • The importance of being ready for emergencies and disasters
  • Types of disasters
  • How an emergency response plan helps your facility respond to emergencies
  • The National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify concepts relevant to responding to a disaster.
  • List different types of disaster events.
  • Identify the parts of an Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Define "NIMS" and list its parts.