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E947: IEMC: Emergency Operations Center-Incident Management Team Interface

FY 14
FEB 3 – 6, 2014
AUG 4 – 7, 2014
SEP 29 – OCT 2, 2014

Course Description:

IEMC: EOC-IMT Interface is designed to provide an exercise environment for EOC members and IMT responders to practice communications and coordination between the EOC and field operations command during simulated incidents, both planned and unplanned. This course describes the roles, responsibilities and relationships of local EOCs and IMTs. It trains participants on effective management of domestic incidents and exercises the interfaces between EOC personnel and All Hazards IMTs (AHIMT) (Type 3, 4 and 5). This IEMC clarifies the difference between resource management at the EOC and on-scene command. It presents four ways an EOC can be organized and explains the difference between the IMT's on-scene command responsibilities and an EOC’s coordination responsibilities. This course is delivered via classroom lectures, discussions and functional exercises.

Course Goal:

  • Provide training on the interactions necessary for effective management of domestic incidents.
  • Exercise the interfaces between EOC personnel and an AHIMT.

Target Audience:
The target audience for this course includes EOC management personnel and IMT members. EOC management personnel include, but are not limited to, mayors, city/county managers, general counsel, community/county managers, emergency managers, fire/police/public safety chiefs, public works and public health managers, EMS managers, community services providers, and key EOC support staff. IMT participants are members of recognized AHIMTs (State or Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) regions).

Refer to the list of participants below.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
EMI awards 2.5 CEUs for completion of this course.

The courses listed below must be completed by applicants prior to attending this course.

EOC Personnel

IMT Members

  1. IS-100, Introduction to Incident Command Systems
  2. IS-200, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  3. IS-700, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  1. ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
  2. ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents, and MACS

The following courses are recommended to be completed by students prior to attending this course:

  1. G-775, Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management
  2. G-701, Multiagency Coordination Systems

Course Length:

4 full days. Travel days are Sunday and Friday.

National Emergency Training Center, Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, Maryland.

To Apply:
Complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application with a student signature and signature of supervisor or sponsoring agency official. Submit the application through the State emergency management training office who will fax it to the National Emergency Training Center Admissions office at (301) 447-1658.

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