MLA : Professional Development : FEMA courses appproved for DIS

FEMA Courses Approved for the Disaster Information Specialization


FEMA Courses approved for the DIS are listed below.

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Required for the Basic Level

Electives for Basic or Advanced Levels

  • IS-200.C:

    Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response

    , 4 CE credits

  • IS-315.A:

    CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS)

    , 2 CE credits

  • IS-35.21: FEMA Safety Orientation 2021, 2 CE credits
  • IS-251.A: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for Alerting Administrators, 2 CE credits
  • IS-2901: Introduction to Community Lifelines, 1 CE credit
  • IS-1300:  Introduction to Continuity of Operations, 1 CE credit
  • IS-363: Introduction to Emergency Management for Higher Education, 3 CE credits
  • IS-520: Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas, 1 CE credit
  • IS-559:

    Local Damage Assessment

    , 2 CE credits

  • IS-703.B: National Incident Management System Resource Management, 3.5 CE credits
  • IS-800.D: National Response Framework, An Introduction, 3 CE credits
  • IS-42:

    Social Media in Emergency Management,

    3 CE credits