This 2-day course prepares State and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operations, and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise.
Target Audience: The course is designed for a wide audience, encompassing the range of personnel with a role to play in mass fatality incidents. Coroners, medical examiners, funeral directors, heads of first response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and emergency management coordinators will benefit from this course.
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;
There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants
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