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EMERG 130 - Emergency Planning

3.0 Credits
Provides the basic knowledge to develop, implement and maintain emergency operations plans and procedures and an overview of stakeholders involved such as fire and law enforcement, first responders, business, government and nonprofit and volunteer groups.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of emergency planning and documentation. [REASON]
  2. Describe the need and process for a comprehensive emergency plan and continuity of operations. [REASON]
  3. Demonstrate understanding of how to obtain executive support and involvement in emergency planning process. [REASON]
  4. Describe and discuss the definitions, concepts and principles for emergency management. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Write a standard operating procedures manual and action plan that complies with state and federal regulations and guidelines, research publishing the manual and plan for distribution. [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Design text exercises and a testing schedule, including a critique process for emergency plan implementation. [EXPLORE]
  7. Develop and document a yearly review and maintenance planning process. [EXPLORE]
  8. Explain the National Response Framework and the Emergency Support Functions incorporated in the state and federal levels. [ACT]
  9. Integrate the planning process in the phases of emergency management. [ACT]

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