Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMGT 106 - Technology in Emergency Management

(TP/SS only)

Provides an introduction and overview of the application of technology in emergency management. Students learn how to utilize technology in the support of emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts and the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process. Examples of current and emerging technology applications are illustrated along with an explanation of critical issues that are a part of the technology application. Special issues and problems associated with the use of technology in emergency management are examined and strategies to overcome these issues and problems are outlined. PREREQUISITE(S): EMGT 101 . Three hours each week. Formerly EP 107.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate technology applications and their role in emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation.
  • Define the nature and extent of current and emerging technology and its use in emergency management.
  • Demonstrate technology applications relevant to the four phases of emergency management.
  • Define problems and issues associated with the introduction and use of technology applications in emergency management.
  • Identify strategies for addressing issues and problems in using technology in emergency management.

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