Mar 22, 2023
EMGT 200 - Emergency Planning
Introduces students to the process and practice of emergency planning. Examines the concepts of writing an emergency operating plan and the elements necessary for inclusion in the plan (all-risk hazard planning). This course is designed for persons who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system and offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. The focus is on an effective all-hazard emergency planning operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster. PREREQUISITE(S): EMGT 101 . Three hours each week. Formerly EP 102.
3 semester hours
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:
- Answer the question, “Why plan?”
- Conduct a capability assessment.
- Describe Emergency Operations Plan format and content.
- Describe legal requirements for writing a plan.
- Develop and present a personal action plan.
- Identify actions in hazards analysis and capability assessment.
- Identify social and economic impact of disasters.
- Identify types of community support and member of the planning team.
- Implement continuity plans for both the government and businesses.
- Prioritize community hazards in order of severity.
- State the rationale for a “team” approach.
- Write a professional emergency plan.
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