Public Information Basics (L-105) (11-11-0105) - 004

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Brief Description
This course presents the Public Information Officer and Integrated Public Alert and Warning System
Full Description
This National Emergency Management Basic Academy course introduces the participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management along with the basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course which gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.

Course Objective:
-The goal of this course is to enhance the jurisdiction’s public information and warning core capability.

Target Audience: Newly appointed emergency managers from State, local, tribal, territorial, and Federal emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Prerequisites: If a participant is taking this course as a part of the Academy, then he or she should take L0101: Foundations of Emergency Management first, but this is not required. If a participant is taking this course on its own for its science information and not in the fulfillment of the Academy requirements, there are no prerequisites.

Cost: There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, & transportation costs are responsibilities of the participant.

Course Completion Requirements: It is mandatory that the participant complete all 16 hours of this course to receive full credit. Anything less will result in the participant’s need to re-register for another course and start from the beginning."
Training Dates
11/08/2022 - 11/10/2022
Prerequisites
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Work Classification Related to this Course
Public Information Officer Awareness (IS-029) (11-18-0029)
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Registration Dates
03/13/2022 - 10/18/2022
Available Seats
9
Hours
24h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC)
5900 Airport Road
Oriskany, NY  
Reporting Instructions
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
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