HCP's Emergency Preparedness and Response Program has developed this program to provide basic training/education in all phases of emergency management: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. Whether you have been in Emergency Management for years or just starting in this role we believe you will find this valuable to your professional development.
To be enrolled in this 12 month free program, please email email@example.com . Once confirmed, you can start completing the requirements for education through FEMA (see links below) and the requirements to stay engaged. Please reach out to the staff at HCP's Emergency Preparedness and Response Program for any questions or assistance: (619) 542-4373 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free of charge to those who qualify for enrollment.
Here is a list of the courses needed to complete the certificate:
IS-120: An Introduction to Exercises (3 hours)
IS-230.e: Fundamentals of Emergency Management (6 hours)
IS-235.c: Emergency Planning (5 hours)
IS-240.c: Leadership and Influence (3 hours)
IS-241.c: Decision Making and Problem Solving (2 hours)
IS-242.c: Effective Communication (8 hours)
IS-244.b: Developing and Managing Volunteers (4 hours)
FEMA's Independent Study Program Course Brochure (click here to download PDF)
- Attend 75% of the Emergency Preparedness Peer Network meetings/presentations. If you are not currently a member of the peer network, we will set you up to receive the invites.
- Participate in at least one Tabletop Exercise (TTX). We will make sure to send you opportunities so that you have the chance to participate in one.
- Attend 50% of your county's Healthcare Coalition Meetings. You will receive information to attend meetings based on where your facilities are located.