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Public Information In an All-Hazards Incident (MGT-318)

This course covers:

The nature of terrorism and weapons of mass
destruction (WMD), and all-hazards incidents
• Implications of such incidents for the public
information function
• Conducting emergency public information
programs within the framework of the National
Incident Management System (NIMS) and the
National Response Framework (NRF)
• Integration of the Joint Information Center with the
Incident Management/Unified Command system
• Approaches to working with news and social
media in a disaster
• Constructing effective initial public statements
• Identifying and preparing spokespersons and
• Planning and conducting press conferences
• Developing an effective Crisis Communication
Plan and Crisis Communication Team
• Communication objectives and action steps for
each of the six phases of the crisis communication
life cycle
Continuing Education Credits:
IACET - 1.6 CEUs
ACE - 1 Hour College Credit (Lower Division)
Participant Audience:
The course is designed for participants whose duties
may require them to interface with news media
representatives during their community’s response to
a WMD/terrorism incident or major disaster. Course
participants who would benefit from this training include
the jurisdiction’s key elected officials, public information
officers, key department heads, key public health and
medical personnel, and emergency management
officials from both the public and private sectors.
Prerequisites: No formal prerequisites. However, it
is recommended that participants be familiar with
the Incident Command System as outlined in FEMA
Independent Study Program Courses IS100 and IS200.
WMD/Terrorism Awareness Training (AWR-160) is offered

Class Size: 30 participants

This class is not a substitution for E/L/NC- 952 All Hazards Public Information Officer Course.

Date(s)  Tue. Jan 28, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
Wed. Jan 29, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
Location Metrolina Healthcare Coalition Warehouse
3311-A Beam Rd, Charlotte NC 28217 
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Building/Room Training Room 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access Yes
Offered By Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor FED, Direct Delivery 
Course Length  
Course Hours
Maximum Participants 30
# Open Seats 30
# on Wait List 0
Attachments TEEX Course Information Flyer

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