Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Emergency Incident Management System

 Title Abbreviation:   INCIDENT MGMNT SYSTEM

 Department:    ENVC

 Course #:    105

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    030101

 EPC:    165

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Introduction to Incident Management System and emergency operations. Satisfies training requirements for the National Incident Management System and ICS100/200.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working understanding of the National Incident Management System.
  2. Communicate effectively using basic incident management structure and terminology.
  3. Establish an incident management system given various complexities of simulated emergency incidents, proper incident management forms, and adequate resources.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

Course Contents

  1. Incident management orientation.
  2. Principles & features of the incident management system.
  3. Organizational overview.
  4. Incident facilities and resources.
  5. Common responsibilities.