The Practice and Implementation of EMAC provides an overview of EMAC history, legal framework, and the EMAC Process to include the 5 Phases: Pre-Event Preparation, Activation, Request and Offer, Response (Mobilization, Deployment, and Demobilization), and Reimbursement.
State Emergency Management with responsibilities for mutual aid and EMAC, EMAC A-Teams, and the EMAC Advisory Group.
Successful Course Completion Criteria:
Learners must complete all course modules, learning checks, and pass the assessment with a minimum score of 70% to successfully complete the course, receive CEUs, and a certificate of completion.
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Describe what EMAC is and identify it's membership
- Describe EMAC's mission, vision, and goals
- Recognize EMAC's benefits
- Explain the history of EMAC
- Outline the role of EMAC today
- Define the terms and concepts of EMAC's Articles of Agreement
- Explain how each of the 13 Articles of Agreement are applied
- Define key EMAC personnel roles
- Describe a Member State's responsibilities in planning for emergencies
- Explain how Member States can incorporate lessons learned, training, and exercises into emergency planning efforts
- Recognize EMAC's governance structure and identify responsibilities with EMAC's operational management
- Outline the five steps of the EMAC Process
- Describe pre-event responsibilities of State Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs)
- Recognize how non-state resources can deploy through EMAC
- Describe the elements of a Mission Ready Package
- Explain why Resource Providers should develop and maintain Mission Ready Packages prior to a disaster or emergency
- Identify actions involved in activating EMAC
- Describe actions taken by local resource providers to request resources from the state, how the state sources resource requests, what is included in a resource request, how requests are processed within the EMAC system, how offers of assistance are made, and how paperwork is completed for EMAC missions
- Describe actions that should be taken by State EMA in the mobilization, deployment, and demobilization stages in support of response and recovery operations
- Recognize the basis of reimbursement for EMAC missions
- Describe the state's responsibility for reimbursing EMAC missions, for establishing EMAC reimbursement procedures, and for supporting Resource Providers and Deployed Personnel throughout the reimbursement process
- Identify eligible and ineligible costs and explain how costs should be documented for EMAC missions
- Describe the reimbursement process and explain the importance of the reimbursement timeline
Teaching Methodology: Blended approach incorporating visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities.
Assessment: Theconsists of 30 questions.
Amount of Contact Time (in hours) needed to effectively complete this course: This course is expected to take the average learner 3.5 - 4 hours to complete.
Number of CEUs to be offered: 0.4
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