Course Code: EMGT 1001
Course Title: Introduction to the WUSM Emergency Operations Plan

Description: This course is designed to familiarize WUSM personnel with the school’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The class will review the contents of the plan and user application during a disaster response.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of the EOP.
  • Describe the framework of the EOP which allows WUSM to save lives, minimize injuries, protect property and the environment, and preserve university functions.
  • Understand actions to be taken by WUSM departments and agencies in reference to the Emergency Support Functions.

Target Audience: WUSM Personnel who may be responding to campus emergencies

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Course Code: EMGT 1002
Course Title: Facility Emergency Response Group

Description: This course reviews the policies and procedures that WUSM personnel will follow while managing and responding to campus emergencies that require coordination of multiple departments and resources.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to describe:

  • The WUSM response protocols for addressing extended emergencies involving more than one department.
  • The defined roles/responsibilities among key departments during campus emergencies.
  • The recommended sequential actions and documentation for multi-department field response emergencies.

Target Audience: WUSM staff with responsibilities that may require field response to any emergency on the WUSM campus. Key departments include, but are not limited to: Facilities Operations, Protective Services, Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Capital Projects.

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Course Code: EMGT 1003
Course Title: Emergency Notification System: Activating Alertus and Everbridge

Description: This course allows participants to review, access and activate the WUSTL Alerts system, which includes Alertus and Everbridge. Participants must request permission to attend training and are required to have Alertus and Everbridge user account login information prior to the training.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Activate an Alertus alert by campus.
  • Activate an Everbridge alert to individuals and groups by voice, text, and/or email.

Target Audience: Appropriate WUPD and WUSM Protective Services staff

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Course Code: EMGT 1004
Course Title: OSIS for Responders

Description: This course allows participants to review, access and navigate the WUSM Online Spatial Information System (OSIS) to identify specific building details such as occupants, room locations and potential hazards in response to an emergency situation.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Access emergency contact information by building, floor, and room.
  • Identify and navigate floor plans.
  • Access other available information by building, floor, and room.

Target Audience: WUSM Protective Services and Operations & Facilities Management staff

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Course Code: EMGT 1005
Course Title: Damage Assessment Field Training

Description: An efficient and thorough damage assessment is essential following any major incident on campus. This course is designed to train damage assessment team members on three levels of damage assessment that could be performed following an incident. The course will review the damage assessment procedures outlined in the Emergency Operations Plan and the Damage Assessment Taskforce Workbook.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the three levels of damage assessments and their purpose.
  • Describe the damage assessment response plan and the roles/responsibilities of all damage assessment team members.
  • Assess and document damage identified on campus.

Target Audience: WUSM staff with responsibilities on the Damage Assessment Team. These groups include, but are not limited to: Protective Services, Facilities Operations, Capital Projects, Central Information Technology, Insurance and Risk Management, Division of Comparative Medicine, and Environmental Health and Safety.

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