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IMERT REQUIRED TRAINING FOR ALL MEMBERS

As part of the basic IMERT team member requirement, all team members must complete the following:

  1. Basic Incident Command courses (IS-100 & IS-200) - within 90 days of applying
  2. National Incident Management System course (IS-700) - within 90 days of applying
  3. A Weapons of Mass Destruction course (2 course options are acceptable, only 1 course is required). 
  4. Online Introduction to IMERT Policy and Procedure Course, available to team members only
  5. Attend the one day Deployment Immersion training at ILEAS in Urbana (available springs and summers).

Proof of completion should be submitted to the IMERT office.  Some of these courses are available online, follow the links below.

 

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

IS-700 National Incident Management System, An Introduction

Required within 90 days of applying

Incident Command System (ICS)

IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, I-100

IS-200 Basic Incident Command System, I-200

Both courses required within 90 days of applying

 

WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION REQUIREMENT

IMERT is requiring our training compliant members complete the following to fulfill your WMD requirement in order to be deployment ready:

  • George Washington University National Nurse Emergency Preparedness Initiative (NNEPI), Nurses on the Front Line: Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters online course
OR
  • Attend a Domestic Preparedness course which allows you to earn continuing education credit.

The George Washington University National Nurse Emergency Preparedness Initiative (NNEPI), Nurses on the Front Line: Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters course is an interactive web-based course that provides emergency preparedness training for nurses working in a wide variety of settings. Although the course is targeted to nurses, the lessons are applicable to all health care professionals and IMERT members who may respond to a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Environmental) event.

 

To start, go to http://www.nnepi.org/.  Instructions for completing the course can be downloaded HERE.

 

OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSES

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

US Fire Administration, Emergency Response to Terrorism Self Study

TEEX Emergency Services Training Institute, Basic Concept for WMD Incidents

 

FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS

 

Coordinated Responder Information System (CRIS)

The CRIS server has been taken off-line for team member access.  Please e-mail your contact information preferences and changes to the IMERT office.

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