HSEM F402 Incident Command for Emergency Medical Services

Students will practice use of Incident Command System in coordination with other public safety responders. This course will present scenarios requiring responders to structure their EMS resources within the guidance of NIMS ICS, as appropriate to the needs of the different incident types. Students will demonstrate the implementation of EMS components in an ICS system at incidents. This course is designed to teach the implementation of ICS in day-to-day EMS operations as demand warrants.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Name:
UAF HEART - Health Education Alaska Rural Training

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
The courses have recently been developed as a bridge for Paramedics to a Bachelor Degree Program. The courses were reviewed by the industry partner, the Fire Chief at Ketchikan Fire Department.
Industry Sector:
Public Administration -- National Security and International Affairs (928)
Management Occupations (11-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Bachelors Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • Upper division of Bachelors degree or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Assurance Organization:
Healthcare Editorial Board
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Course is part of the Bachelor of Emergency Management program


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Copyright / Licensing

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