This course was developed as an introduction to the Hospital
Incident Command System.
This 4.5 hour course provides an overview of the Hospital
Incident Command System (HICSi) and the operation of the Hospital
Command Center (HCC) during emergencies. The course includes
hands-on training and use of HICS forms and tools.
The course prepares all levels of hospital management to meet the
Joint Commission Standard EM.01.01.01, EP 7: The hospital’s
incident command structure is integrated and consistent with its
community’s command structure.
NIMS Compliance Objective #7: Demonstrated the use of NIMS
principles and ICS Management structure in training and
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