Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) Course
In partnership with:
Friday, April 28, 2017
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
FHA Corporate Office
The focus of the course is on organizing the hospital team, implementing command and control measures and decision-making. Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) is intended to help hospitals respond quickly with structure and a focused direction during any emergency. The course is delivered to meet requirements from The Joint Commission (TJC). The facilitator will introduce participants to HICS, describe the system's principal components and provide a rationale for hospital application of a comprehensive incident management system intended for use in both emergent and non-emergent situations.
Reveal an increased awareness of the impact that disasters have on hospital facility and personnel.
Describe the origin and development of HICS.
Understand the need for hospital planning and the use of a standardized incident management system throughout the state.
Understand the HICS model and its integration into the current hospital organization.
Prepare individual staff members for emergencies.
Introduction to the Hospital Incident Command System
The Emergency Management Program
Hospital Incident Management Team Overview
Incident Response: Putting It All Together
The HICS Toolkit
Incident Action Planning
Implementing HICS Off Hours and at Small and Rural Hospitals
Job Aids A:
Job Actions Sheets
Job Aids B:
Lee Newsome, CEM, MEP, CHS-V, FPEM
CEO/Training and Exercise Manager
Emergency Response Educators and Consultants, Inc.
FHA Member Hospital Employees: $195
Registration fees will be refunded in full for cancellations received by April 19, 2017, and less a $50 processing fee after
2017. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after April 21 or for those who do not send written notice of cancellation. Please send written notice of cancellation by e-mail to
or by fax to (407) 422-5948.
Attendees will receive a certificate of completion of competencies.
FHA wants to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the
FHA Education Department
For further information on this course, contact the
FHA Education Department
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