Abstract: This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
Speaker: Wayne Hinnant, EMT-P
Planner & Faculty Disclosure Statement: The activity planners and above mentioned speaker(s) have no conflicts with the topic presented here and have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Speaker Information: Wayne Hinnant has accrued 30 years of diverse emergency services experience spanning international, federal, state, county, municipal and private sectors. Mr. Hinnant has responded to more than 20 federally declared disasters including hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildland fires, biological terrorism incidents, and civil disturbances. His leadership roles have included Operations Section Chief and Incident Commander on several multi-jurisdiction and multi-discipline incident management teams.
Contact Hours: 1 Contact Hour will be awarded to: MD, DO, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse.
The Florida AHEC Network is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Florida AHEC Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Florida Keys Area Health Education Center has approved this course for 1 hour of nursing credit through the Florida Board of Nursing, CE Broker Provider # 50-5574.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the intent of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
- Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.
- Describe the purpose of the NIMS components including:
*Communications and Information Management
*Command and Management
- Describe the purpose of the National Integration Center (NIC).
This is an audio/visual course of approximately 60 minutes in length. Viewing this course requires Windows Media Player. Click here for link if you do not have Windows Media Player on your computer.
Course handout will be provided in a PDF format. Click here for link if you do not have Adobe Reader on your computer.
Please use activation code: CU001 as course is offered at no cost.
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