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Basic Academy Week 3: L0102 and L0103

August 5, 2019 - August 9, 2019

Event

August 5, 2019 - August 9, 2019

8:00 am to 5:00 am CST


Location

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Suiter Room 3041 Sidco Dr. Nashville, TN 37204


Contact

tema.training@tn.gov

L0102 Science of Disaster

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Course Description

This course provides the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world. The contents of the course include the following:

  • Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science.
  • Earth Science describes how the Earth’s design sets the stage for the world’s natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides/sinkholes.
  • Climatology describes the scientific basis of common atmospheric hazards including convective storms, tropical cyclones, and other hazardous weather.
  • Chemical and biological basics identifies the scientific basis of chemical and biological threats.
  • Explosive, radiological, and nuclear fundamentals identifies the scientific basis of those threats.

Selection Criteria: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Course Objectives

  • Indicate how earth science principles and processes influence natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, ground failures, and floods.
  • Indicate how climatological principles and processes influence natural hazards, including convective storms, tropical cyclones, nor’easters, winter storms, temperature extremes, and droughts.
  • Indicate how chemical and biological principles and processes influence natural and human-caused hazards and impact society.
  • Indicate the scientific basis for explosive, radiological, and nuclear hazards and their impact on society.
  • Indicate how scientific understanding can improve emergency preparedness.

Mission Areas

  • Mitigation

Prerequisites

  • IS0100.c: An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
  • IS0120.c: An Introduction to Exercises
  • IS0200.c: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • IS0230.d: Fundamentals of Emergency Management
  • IS0700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
  • IS0800.c: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Disciplines

  • Emergency Management
 
 

L0103 Planning: Emergency Operations

Course Description

This course is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. The course content includes Emergency Management Planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions.
The content also derives from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans, and its six-step planning process and inclusive whole community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course, and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.

Selection Criteria: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the relationships among preparedness, THIRA, and emergency operations planning.
  • Identify the steps in the emergency planning process and their expected outcomes.
  • Describe the purpose and components of an Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Apply the emergency planning principles and process in evaluating an Emergency Operations Plan.

Mission Areas

  • Common

Prerequisites

  • IS0100.c: An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
  • IS0120.c: An Introduction to Exercises
  • IS0200.c: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • IS0230.d: Fundamentals of Emergency Management
  • IS0700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
  • IS0800.c: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Disciplines

  • Emergency Management