Apr 2020 Offering
This course has been cancelled.
- E105 - Public Information and Warning
- Date & Times
- Apr 8 - 9, 2020 from 8 AM - 5 PM
This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with 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 that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.
Selection Criteria: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.
- Max Attendance
- 30 (30 Open Seats)
Washington University School of Medicine
Mid Campus Center, Room 1404
4590 Childrens Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
- POST Approved
- Target Audiences
- Emergency Management
- Open To The Public
- None Set
- Registrant Notes
Must submit FEMA form 119-25-1 to firstname.lastname@example.org and have completed all pre-requisites, if applicable.
Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.
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