2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FSLM 360 Disaster Planning and Control (5 credits)

Prerequisite Admittance in the BAS-FSLM Program.

Course Description
This course examines concepts and principles of community risk assessment, planning, and response to fires and natural and human-caused disasters, including the National Incident Management System–Incident Command Systems (NIMS ICS), mutual aid and automatic response, training and preparedness, communications, civil disturbances, terrorist threats/incidents, hazardous materials planning, mass casualty incidents, earthquake preparedness, and disaster mitigation and recovery.

Student Outcomes
1. Discuss the importance of disaster planning, preparation, and mitigation.
2. Evaluate the hazard assessment processes and the role of the firefighter in community disaster planning and recovery.
3. Assess hazard response and planning procedures.
4. Define the impact of hazard occurrence on community response.
5. Define the parameters and effectiveness of an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and its components.
6. Differentiate the multilevel agency responsibilities in disaster mitigation.
7. Define the relationships between disaster planning, mitigation, and recovery.

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