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Intensive Emergency and Disaster Management Training with Israeli Experts

The Intensive Emergency and Disaster Management Training Certificate Program is designed to meet the expanding, sophisticated training and leadership development needs of South Florida’s public safety, public health, first responder, emergency, and crisis and disaster management professionals. The curriculum is unique in the nation, developed and taught by global experts from Israel. The United Nation’s World Health Organization recognized the Israeli field hospital and IDF Medic Corps as number one in the world, leading international missions to help anyone in times of crisis. FAU is bringing this expertise and practical application to our campus in October.

This intensive training combines the most important issues we face in today’s world of natural and man-made disasters, including drills for MCIs and CBRN attacks. Individuals who work in the areas of law enforcement, fire/rescue, corrections, emergency management, medical, support and public health are highly encouraged to attend this premier event.

Program Objectives

The Intensive Emergency and Disaster Management Training Certificate Program is designed for professionals in the field of Emergency Management with several years of experience. Participants will develop critical skills and broaden their leadership expertise to enhance our regional preparedness and quality of response to crises, natural and man-made, from hurricanes to MCIs and more.  

Led by Israeli experts, this course will employ active learning techniques, including case studies, table-top exercises, collaborative tasks, lectures, readings, and field work.

Topics covered:

          Emergencies and Disasters, including

  •    MCIs
  •    CBRN
  •    Coordinated Attacks/Terrorism
  •    Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornados, Floods, Tsunamis

·         Response, including

  •    Search and rescue
  •    Surge Capacity
  •    Command & Control
  •    Psychological & Community Resiliency
  •    Logistics
  •    Technology
  •    UNDAC Systems
  •    Delegation Principles
  •    Ethical Dilemmas
  •    Business continuity and communications

·         Field Hospital, including

  •    Drills and simulations
  •    Study PB EOC
  •    Case Studies

Registration is currently full. Please check back for future ICEM training offerings. 

Program Summary

DATES: OCT 14 – 20, 2018 

LOCATION: FAU Boca Raton Campus, College of Business Executive Education

DETAILS: 36 hours of instruction, 3.6 CEUs, includes all academic materials, continental breakfast, lunch, some dinners and graduation ceremony. Cost: Enroll three for $5000 or enroll five for $8000. Scholarships available, registration ends soon.

CONTENT: Emergencies and Disasters (MCIs, CBRN, Coordinated Attacks, Surge Capacity, Command & Control, Psychological & Community Resiliency, Logistics, Technology, UNDAC Systems, Delegation Principles, Case Studies, Leadership in Times of Crisis); Drills, Simulations and Field Work. 

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Faculty include Israeli Experts in Trauma & Emergency, CBRN and Psychological/Social Impact, plus more.


We have special rates at the Wyndham hotel in Boca Raton.

Hotel includes breakfast and transportation to and from campus. 

CONTACT: Rebekah Dickinson at for more information.