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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
G-191- ICS -EOC Interface Workshop 11/14/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Lincoln County EMA 715 S. Jeffers St. North Platte, NE Jon Rosenlund 100 East 1st Street P.O. Box 1968 Grand Island, NE 68802 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com

Overview: This course is designed for personnel associated with On-Scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities. The goal of the course is to provide state and local emergency management officials with the knowledge and skills they need to operate an Emer-gency Operating Center (EOC) and interface it with an Incident Command System (ICS) field operation. It enables the participants to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their community by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercise and group discussions to formulate the interface.

Prerequisites:
IS0100.b
IS0200.b
IS0700.a
IS0800.b

Target Audience: This course is targeted for personnel associate with the on-scene inci-dent command, EOCs, and other Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Entities. 

There is no fee to attend this course.
Class is limited to 40 students
No Lodging is provided during this course.
Deadline is Nov. 7, 2019
Nov. 14
Lunch will be provided by SCPET Region

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Space is limited to 40 students, applications will be accepted in the order they are received.
Register on line at www.nema.ne.gov

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ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidnets 12/04/2019 - 8:30am to 12/06/2019 - 5:00pm Lincoln County EMA 715 S. Jeffers St. North Platte, NE 69101 Joanna LeMoine Deputy Director Region 51 EMA 308-532-7383 LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us

This 20 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisite IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.
 

Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team lead-ers, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

Space is limited to 30 students, applications will be accepted in the order they are received.

Register by contacting:
Joanna at: LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us 308-532-7383 or
Jill at: deputyem@phelps.nacone.org 308-995-2250

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AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response 12/06/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Dakota City Fire Hall 208 South 21st Street Dakota City, NE 68731 Lt. Brian Ellinger 712-203-0803 bellinger@dakotacosheriff.com

AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response is an 8-hour, awareness level course developed to educate rural emergency responders on freight rail car incidents involving hazardous materials.
Upon completion of this DHS approved course, participants will be better prepared to respond to a freight rail car incident without endangering the health and safety of responders.
Key points covered in this course include:
• Identifying the design, construction, components and markings of rail tank cars;
• Recognizing the chemical being transported, and the manner in which the chemical must be considered in an emergency;
• Determining damage to the car and the potential hazard to people, property and the environment;
• Recognizing possible mitigation strategies for breached freight cars;
• Identifying characteristics and key resources in the rail/freight industry as well as federal, state, and private resources available to assist in a response effort.

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ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents 12/07/2019 - 8:00am to 12/08/2019 - 6:00pm Kimball VFD Fire Station 200 W. 2nd Street Kimball, NE 69145 Ron Leal 308-254-7003 region21em@cheyennecounty.netI Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov

Overview:
This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS 300 courses.
Who should attend:
All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Non governmental personnel should take ICS-400, including those persons who will serve as command or general staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area commanders, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers.
No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.

 

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Incident Tactical Dispatcher Training (INTD) 12/09/2019 - 8:00am to 12/12/2019 - 5:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 NW 24th Street, Lincoln, NE 68524 Nebraska SWIC Sue Krogman– (402) 471-7429

Description: An Incident Tactical Dispatcher is a specially trained individual qualified to operate away from the dispatch center in a command post, base camp or at the incident scene. Incident Tactical Dispatchers leverage the multi-tasking, communication, accountability and documentation skills of successful Telecommunicators to provide public safety communications expertise and support at planned events and extended incidents such as hostage situations, multi-alarm fires, search and rescue operations, bombings, and active shooter incidents. Incident Tactical Dispatchers may support the Communications Unit as a single resource or as part of an incident tactical dispatch team. This course provides a basic understanding for the roles and responsibilities of an incident tactical dispatcher working in a tactical environment.

This course is taught by ECD/ICTAP instructors who have both dispatch and communications unit experience. The course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the tasks and skills of an Incident Tactical Dispatcher. This course is designed for experienced dispatchers who are familiar with the Incident Command System and dispatch operations. This course is four days long with an end of course INTD exercise on the fourth day. Each attendee participates in hands-on training exercises and receives a position task book. Attendees are encourage to bring their “to go” kits to the class exercise on the last day.

This course is limited to 20 participants.

  • Prerequisites: To attend this course, applicants must have the following prerequisites:
  • Have an awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology.
  • Have a public safety background with three years of experience in dispatch operations.
  • Completion of the ECD Communications Unit Awareness web-based course  No course completion certificate is generated.
  • ICS-300, Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents is suggested but not required.
  • Required Completion of the following FEMA independent study (IS) training courses (current versions are recommended):
    • ICS-100.c, Introduction to the ICS
    • IS-144, Telecommunicators Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Basic Course
    • ICS-200.b, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
    • IS-700.b, National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    • IS-800.c, National Response Framework (NRF)

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Registrations and scanned copies of prerequisite documentation which verify applicants have met the prerequisites and are eligible to participate in the course must be submitted by December 5, 2019.

Registration is not complete until all documentation has been received and verified. Admittance is limited to 20 qualified applicants. If more than 20 qualified personnel apply, final determination of student attendance will be announced by the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator, Sue Krogman.

Radiation Instruments Operations (PER-345) 12/10/2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Southeast Community College Fire Training Building, 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Ron Eriksen - reriksen@lincoln.ne.gov

Course Description:

This half-day course trains emergency responders to select and use the appropriate instrument for a radiological/nuclear incident. 
Responders will learn the basic operation and application of survey instruments, dosimeters, personal radiation devices, radio-isotope identification devices and portal monitors.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own department’s instruments if possible. This course uses sealed radioactive sources to provide realism.

To register: http://www.nts-ctos.com

  • Sign in
  • Select “Course Catalog

HINT: Search for this course by using the “keywords” search option and enter:  345

  • Select the “show” link to view the class #, dates and times available, select “more info” to enroll
  • Select “enroll in class

New to the Web Campus? Select “New User” to set up your CTOS account.

Note: all participants must have a FEMA student identification # (SID) to create an account. If you do not already have a FEMA SID go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

If you have questions with the enrollment process, please contact us at:
 enroll@nv.doe.gov

or call (877) 963-2867

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Livestock Emergency Response Plan Training 12/10/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Southeast Community College, Ag Campus| Beatrice Lisa Wiegand, Gage County Emergency Management Agency 402-223-1305

Hundreds of head of livestock are transported by commercial vehicle across Nebrsaka for the purposes of breeding, feeding and slaughter. Nearly all of these livestock are transported via truck and semitrailer.

The objectives of the Livestock Emergency Response Plan aim to develop a framework local law enforcement, first responders and emergency management could use to more appropriately address accidents involving livestock transport vehicles. This plan aims to be rigid enough to cover all of the critically needed areas but flexible enough to fit the needs of local jurisdictions.

Each agency is expected to purchase a manual for $75.
Manuals will be available at the training.

This class will be limited to 40 participants.

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Register up at:   go.unl.edu/lerpsignup

Radiation Instruments Employment (PER-355) 12/10/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Southeast Community College Fire Training Building 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Dept. Ron Eriksen - reriksen@lincoln.ne.gov

Course Description:

This half-day course uses a series of drills designed to reinforce the skills of emergency responders, who have received training in the use of radiation detection instruments. This course is applicable to both prevent and response mission areas.

CTOS provides instruments for training purposes; attendees are encouraged to bring their own department’s instruments if possible. This course uses sealed radioactive sources to provide realism.
To register: http://www.nts-ctos.com

  • Sign in
  • Select “Course Catalog

HINT: Search for this ILT course by using the “keywords” search option and enter:  355

  • Select the “show” link to view the class #, dates and times available, select “more info” to enroll
  • Select “enroll in class

New to the Web Campus? Select “New User” to set up your CTOS account.

Note: all participants must have a FEMA student identification # (SID) to create an account. If you do not already have a FEMA SID go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

If you have questions with the enrollment process, please contact us at:
 enroll@nv.doe.gov

or call (877) 963-2867

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Response to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Incidents Course (PER-354) Mobile 12/11/2019 - 8:00am to 12/13/2019 - 4:00pm Southeast Community College Fire Training Building 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Ron Eriksen – reriksen@lincoln.ne.gov

Course Description:
PER-354 aligns with NFPA 472®, Annex D, Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Radiological Agent-Specific Tasks and provides the baseline response capability to safely respond to incidents involving a Radiological Exposure Device (RED), a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD), or an IND.

To register: http://www.nts-ctos.com

  • Sign in
  • Select “Course Catalog

HINT: Search for this course by using the “keywords” search option and enter: 354

  • Select the “show” link to view the class #, dates and times available, select “more info” to enroll
  • Select “enroll in class

New to the Web Campus? Select “New User” to set up your CTOS account.

Note: all participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number to create an account. If you do not already have a FEMA SID go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

If you have questions with the enrollment process, please contact us at:
 enroll@nv.doe.gov

or call (877) 963-2867

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AWR-136 - ESSENTIALS OF COMMUNITY CYBERSECURITY 01/29/2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Rowe Safety Complex 1518 Central Ave. Nebraska City, Ne 68410 Gregg Goebel Otoe Co. EMA 402-873-9588 6110@otoe.nacone.org

Class begins at 0800
AWR-136 provides participants with an introduction to concepts related to community cybersecurity. Participants will examine the different types of cyber attacks, how communities are vulnerable to cyber attacks and incidents, and what types of organizations are most likely to be targeted. This course will also introduce the participants to the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model and how to use the model to build a community cybersecurity program and their cyber resilience.

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MGT-384 COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS FOR CYBER INCIDENTS 01/29/2020 - 1:00pm to 01/30/2020 - 4:00pm Rowe Safety Complex 1518 Central Ave. Nebraska City, Ne 68410 Gregg Goebel Otoe Co. EMA 402-873-9588 6110@otoe.nacone.org

AWR-136 is a prerequisite for this course.

MGT 384, Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents, is designed to provide organizations and communities with strategies and processes to increase cyber resilience. During this 12 hour course, participants will analyze cyber threats and initial and cascading impacts of cyber incidents, evaluate the process for developing a cyber preparedness program, examine the importance and challenges of cyber related information sharing and discover low to no cost resources to help build cyber resilience.

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