2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

EMA 102 - Emergency Planning


Description: Purpose and scope of emergency planning including an overview of the plan in practice, specialized planning, reconstruction planning, emergency management training, and regulatory requirements.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Aims, purpose and scope of emergency planning
  2. Making and using maps
  3. Analytical techniques
  4. The emergency response plan and its activation
  5. The emergency plan in practice
  6. Specialized planning
  7. Reconstruction planning
  8. Training
  9. Regulatory requirements

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify short-and long-term planning requirements. (1,5-7,9)
  2. Discuss choices of methodology. (3,8)
  3. Utilize cartographic techniques. (2,3)
  4. Identify the importance of modeling, risk analysis, loss estimation, resource analysis, general and organizational systems analysis, field exercises, and the use of information technology. (1,2,5,6,8)
  5. Explain the process of planning, dissemination, testing and revision of the plan and integration of plans in theory and practice. (4,5,8)
  6. Identify management styles, alert procedures, warnings, and evacuation. (1,2,4,5)
  7. Explain the need for search and rescue, communications, transportation, engineering, shelter, emergency food programs, and the care of vulnerable and secure groups. (1,3-5,9)
  8. Describe the planning and need for integration of various elements of emergencies including: medical and psychiatric needs, veterinary plans, plans for schools, crowds, industries and tourism, as well as the special requirements of libraries and archives, mass media, fine art and architecture. (1,2,5,6,8,9)