HSD 155 Introduction to Public Safety Response (3 credits)
Introduction to Public Safety Response will provide the student with a base-line understanding of the principles of responding to many types of emergencies. Course topics include: emergency response activities from police, fire crew, emergency medical service and business/industry perspectives; terrorism-related incidents and their specific response activities; and the interpretation and analysis of case studies to allow the student to develop an understanding of the needs of each discipline, and the importance of working together to manage emergencies. The course will provide basic incident command training, meeting the requirements of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Students who take HSD 155 cannot also receive credit for HSD 152, HSD 182, or HSD 184.