HSEM 200: Emergency Operations Center

Credits 2
Quarter Offered

This course provides the student with skills and knowledge to manage an Emergency Operations Center (EOC), acquire and control resources, and interface with on scene responders within Incident Management Systems. Topics include EOC design, preparing, staffing and operating, jurisdictional setting, and the critical link between Incident Management Systems and emergency management operations. This class may include students from multiple sections. 


2.0 or higher in HSEM 102 or concurrent enrollment

  1. Introduction to Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  2. Functions of the Emergency Operations Center.
  3. Jurisdictional Setting of the Emergency Operations Center.
  4. Staffing and Operating the Emergency Operations Center.
  5. Designing an Emergency Operations Center.
  6. Incident Management Systems.
  7. Public Information Officer (PIO) Operations/Information Management.