Skip to main content

Military Health System

Test of Sitewide Banner

This is a test of the sitewide banner capability. In the case of an emergency, site visitors would be able to visit the news page for addition information.

Hospital Incident Command System Course

Format: Resident, Exportable

Hospital Incident Command System is an incident command system designed for hospitals and intended for use in both emergency and non-emergency situations. It provides hospitals of all sizes with tools needed to advance their emergency preparedness and response capability—both individually and as members of the broader response community.

HICS is a 2-day course that provides attendees the tools necessary to ensure the safety of patients, personnel, the facility, and ensure business continuity, financial recovery, as well restoration of “normal” operations.

Compliance with the National Incident Management System is a condition for any health care organization receiving Federal assistance.

  • Using ICS concepts and principles enables organizations to meet one component of NIMS compliance and promotes collaborative participation in a larger, national system.
  • NIMS promotes a coordinated effort among all primary and secondary response agencies to better prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from events and incidents.
  • U.S. Army Medical Command and Bureau of Medicine and Surgery have incorporated HICS into their emergency management programs comply with The Joint Commission Standards.

HICS is an exportable course. Please email the course contact for further information.

Recommended Courses

You can complete these courses online or attend an in-resident course.

  • IS-100 Introduction to ICS
  • IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700 NIMS, An Introduction
  • IS-800 National Response Framework

Upcoming Courses

All courses cancelled until further notice.

Last Updated: July 11, 2023
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery