Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

MIND3300 - Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

Learning Path | Continuing Education Units | Estimated 10-Hour Workload

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$199.00
How To Enroll?
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  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon Continuing Education Units
  • feature icon Estimated 10-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

Description

Emergency management is a critical and expanding field; climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. Therefore, emergency managers play an increasingly vital role across the whole community and all levels of government. This course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts.

Continuing Education Units and Credits

IACET CEUs: 1 | PMI PDUs: 10

Upon successful completion, learners can download MindEdge continuing education certificates from the classroom. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

What You Will Learn

  • Define emergency management, explain the principles of emergency management, and recognize the various roles and responsibilities of emergency managers.
  • Identify the laws, authorities, and structures that shape and define emergency management in the U.S.
  • Explain the purpose of an emergency operations center (EOC) and describe how and when to activate the EOC.
  • Recognize the components of a successful emergency management program, including financial planning, resource management, and exercise program management.
  • Describe the components of a mitigation plan and recognize how mitigation actions can prevent emergencies or minimize the resulting damages.
  • Identify the six steps of planning and outline an emergency operations plan.
  • Distinguish between the various types of training and exercises.
  • Recognize the key partners in response and their various roles and responsibilities, such as communicating with the public, saving lives, and clearing debris.
  • Explain the purpose and goal of recovery and identify the short-term and long-term activities that facilitate recovery.
  • Outline the steps in the Presidential Disaster Declaration process and identify the various kinds of assistance available to emergency managers.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have seven days to request a full refund after purchase. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Features

Ask an Expert

Ask an Expert

Receive answers to your course questions directly from an expert in the field

Interactive Content

Interactive Content

Learn through games, flashcards, and other engaging content

Real-World Case Studies

Real-World Case Studies

Learn knowledge and best practices through relevant scenarios

Awards

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion in Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

$199.00
How To Enroll?
  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon Continuing Education Units
  • feature icon Estimated 10-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Individuals seeking an introductory understanding of emergency management
  • Professionals preparing for a role in emergency management

Things To Know About Walden's Partnership With MindEdge

Founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, MindEdge is a leading online training provider that has served more than three 3 million learners. Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning is partnering with MindEdge to offer courses in high-demand, focused areas to help learners upskill.

Courses offered in partnership with MindEdge are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps.

Courses are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps. After purchasing a course, learners will access the course content in the Walden learning environment and will be supported by MindEdge’s experts and Walden’s staff. You can always contact lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance.

You will earn a certificate of completion in your classroom after completion of each course’s required criteria. Most courses offer continuing education units (e.g., CEU, PDU, SHRM, HRCI, CFRE, ISC2). Once you have successfully completed and passed your course, you will have access to the continuing education certificate(s) offered.

You will have seven calendar days to request a full refund after your date of purchase. There are no hidden fees, and all books and materials are included with purchase. If you have any questions or would like to request a refund, contact us at lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu.