Understanding the Hospital Incident Command System EPIMN Module 2
ASPR TRACIE. (2019). Understanding the Hospital Incident Command System EPIMN Module 2.
This information module focuses on the Incident Command System (ICS). It defines ICS, when it should be implemented, and how it is applied in hospitals. The module describes each of the functions within the ICS structure and emphasizes the importance of using plain language and a common terminology under chain of command and unity of command. The module also describes four phases of emergency management and identifies components to include in emergency operations plans.