IS-200.HC Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations

 

Course Summary

1. Title: IS-200.HC Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations

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:

IS-200.HCa is designed to provide training on the Incident Command System (ICS) to healthcare professionals whose primary responsibility is emergency management, to include middle management within a hospital or healthcare system. Such professionals may include physicians, department managers, unit leaders, charge nurses, and hospital administrators that would have a leadership role during an incident.

4. Intended Audience: hospital personnel that would have a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, and/or emergency response during an incident.

5. Learning Objectives:

At the end of this 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 the 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 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 organizational positions within 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 section briefings/meetings

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Plan to give an operational period briefing

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Explain how the modular organization expands and 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.HC Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals is a prerequisite.
  • Completion of IS 700A, 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:

13. Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

14. Registration requirements: Register a free account

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