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Public Health and Medical Services in Defense Support of Civil Authorities (PH Med DSCA) Course

Format: Resident, Exportable

The PH Med DSCA CLASSROOM-ONLY course focuses on working in support of National Preparedness to prepare, respond, and recover from an all-hazards incident. Participants gain knowledge and skills using expert presentations, table-top exercises, and professional interactions. Major speakers are representatives from various military and governmental agencies including Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and the U.S. Northern Command (US NORTHCOM). State and local topics are presented by state and local emergency management and public health officials. Additionally, we invite a leading industry partner to discuss corporate preparedness and integration efforts locally and at the state and national levels.

Course Pre-requisites

IS 100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System or equivalent

IS 200.b - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents or equivalent

IS 700.b - An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

IS 800.c - National Response Framework, An Introduction

          *Courses are available on the FEMA website.

J3S-T-US010 - Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) Phase I Course (JKO CBT)

         *Course is available on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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