IS-775 EOC Management and Operations


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Course Description

This course is provided by FEMA: Emergency Management Institute and will require a secondary login and/or registration.


This course describes the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers and their relationships as components of a multi-agency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities and case studies that relate to EOC's and multi-agency coordination systems at the local, state and federal levels of government.


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Target Audience

This course is designed for federal, state, local and tribal emergency managers;

first responders to include incident commanders from all emergency management

disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) personnel.


Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Relate EOC operations to National Incident Management System (NIMS) requirements.

  2. Describe the role that EOCs play in overall multiagency coordination.

  3. Describe the relationship between the EOC and the on-scene Incident Command System (ICS) structure.

  4. Identify staffing, information, systems, and equipment needs at the EOC.

  5. Determine whether participants’ EOC organizations are conducive to effective coordination.

  6. Identify potential alternate locations suitable for EOC operations should the primary EOC facility become damaged or inoperable.

  7. Create a test, training and exercise plan for critical EOC operations.

  8. Develop a strategy and schedule for reviewing EOC resource requirements and technology needs.


Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

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Online/ Self-study


Credit /CEU

CEU: 0.4



4 hrs.



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