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NIMS ICS 700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

September 1

White Hall Volunteer Fire Department

This course introduces NIMS and takes approximately three hours to complete. It explains the purpose, principles, key components and benefits of NIMS.

What will I be able to do when I finish this course?

• Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.
• Identify the benefits of using ICS as the national incident management model.
• Describe when it is appropriate to institute an Area Command.
• Describe when it is appropriate to institute a Multiagency Coordination System.
• Describe the benefits of using a Joint Information System (JIS) for public information.
• Identify the ways in which NIMS affects preparedness.
• Describe how NIMS affects how resources are managed.
• Describe the advantages of common communication and information management
• Explain how NIMS influences technology and technology systems.
• Describe the purpose of the NIMS Integration Center



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