1. Overview of HICS2. HICS Organization3. Command and Unified Command4. The Operations Section5. The Planning Section6. The Logistics Section7. The Finance Section8. Area Command9. Incident Action Planning (IAP) Process10. HICS Initial IAP Library for Common EventsAppendix: Mini-Exercise List
A brief and intuitive guide to preparing for, responding to and recovering from events with potential to impact hospital operations
Jan Glarum has over 35 years of experience in the fields of EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, Hospital, Public Health, and Emergency Management, including response to federally declared disasters. His experience includes an extensive background in planning, training, education and response at the local, county, regional, state and federal government levels, including Department of Defense initiatives CONUS and OCONUS. In 1999, he became a founding member of Oregon's Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) and continues his association with the team. He has co-authored a number of books including Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Hospital Emergency Response Teams, Pandemic Influenza and a Homeland Security Field Guide. Additionally, he has written numerous articles on emergency and disaster planning and response. He serves as a subject matter expert and speaker on emergency management, disaster planning, and has led hospital emergency response team development for hazardous materials events. He has developed a number of Incident Command System courses for hospital personnel to create operationally competent Incident Management Team members.