Course DescriptionIn this course students will gain an understanding of Operations in relation to EM practice. The range of potential actions is introduced during the pre-impact and impact phases of an emergency. Current legislation, emergency prevention, communications during emergencies, current pre-impact arrangements, the roles, responsibilities, and authority of the Emergency Services and specifically what actions could be taken during the impact phase of an emergency/disaster will be discussed in relation to several case studies.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
NotesThis course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Emergency Management and Response Planning : Required Courses
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) : Electives (select 2)
- Survival in Urban Disasters and Emergencies : Required Courses (select 3)