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Foundational Incident Command System (ICS) Course

May 21, 2019


1:00 pm- 4:00 pm


CDPH Training Center 1642 N. Besly Ct
Chicago, IL 60637 United States


DESCRIPTION: This training will consist of reviewing components of IS 100.C: Basics of ICS, IS 200.C: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, and IS 700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System.

DATE: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

TIME: 1:00pm- 4:00pm

LOCATION: Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Training Center (1642 N Besly Court, Chicago, IL)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  •  Explain the principles and basic structure of the Incident Command System (ICS).
  •  Describe the NIMS management characteristics that are the foundation of the ICS.
  •  Describe how the NIMS Management Characteristics relate to Incident Command and Unified Command.
  •  Describe and identify the key concepts, principles, scope, and applicability underlying NIMS.
  •  Describe activities and methods for managing resources.
  •  Guide to completion of the FEMA online courses.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This training will be beneficial for:

  •  Healthcare emergency program managers,
  •  Any personnel who are likely to assume an incident command position as described in their Emergency Management Plan.

REGISTRATION: To register for this event please contact Margie McDevitt at Mmcdevitt@team-iha.org.

***IMPORTANT: You must be employed by a healthcare organization that is a member of the Chicago Healthcare Coalition to attend. ***

The event flyer for this training can be found here.

This educational training program is being provided at no charge through  a grant from the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) awarded to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).



May 21
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response (CHSCPR)


CDPH Training Center
1642 N. Besly Ct
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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In the Event of Real Emergency or Disaster Events, Contact CDPH PHEOC.
P: 312-742-7921