ENVM 505 Applied Emergency Management

This course provides participants with practical knowledge concerning response operations for emergency incidents involving a natural or man-made disaster including chemical or biological incident response. Focus is on the recognition, identification, sampling of discreet media and response to the incident, with particular attention to the health and safety of responders, the public and the environment. Additional emphasis is placed on the incident command system and its use in the management of disasters. Lecture, case studies and hands-on skill building will provide the framework for the course.