PUBS107 Emergency Management Exercise/Design and Disaster Recovery

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Social & Behavioral Science Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
PUBS107 Emergency Management Exercise/Design and Disaster Recovery Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
PUBS106 (C or better)
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
None
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course prepares a student to design, plan, conduct, and evaluate exercises to determine community preparedness. Critical issues examined in this course will include: coordination, business recovery, damage assessment, hazard vulnerability analysis, risk management and agency interaction.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    The student will be able to:
    1. describe the theory of pre-planning;
    2. describe the concept of planning, designing, and conducting disaster drills and develop the appropriate documentation;
    3. identify and describe the process for evaluation of disaster drills and emergency management exercises;
    4. describe coordination and working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency during a declared disaster;
    5. describe the concept of continuity of services and conduct the appropriate exercise;
    6. describe disaster recovery and related issues;
    7. describe the concept of business recovery;
    8. identify resources available to provide assistance during disaster recovery;
    9. describe the concept of damage assessment and available resources; and
    10. identify and complete FEMA forms for disaster fund recovery.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction, Course Outline, Student Responsibilities
    2. Pre-Planning
    3. Disaster Drill Planning, Design, Implementation and Evaluation
    4. Interagency Coordination of Exercises
    5. Working with FEMA for Disaster Recovery
    6. Role of the Insurance Industry in Disaster Recovery
    7. Disaster Recovery Resources
    8. Continuity of Services
    9. Debriefing and Response Analysis
    10. Current Disaster Declaration Reviews

  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals: � Not Applicable
  4. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  5. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

      Textbook (s) approved by the Department

      Various Handouts Provided In Class

      See Course Format
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
The instructor uses lecture, power point, video, and selected handouts for the class presentations.

Review/Approval Date - 6/06; Archived 11/12