AWR 209 W

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AWR 209-W Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural First Responders

Course Description

Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 6-hour course provides rural first responders with skills needed to communicate with the public through the media. Examines roles of the media and the rural first responder/public information officer. Participants learn how to give print/electronic media interviews, write news releases, provide information at the scene, and how they fit into the joint information system.

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Course Prerequisites

*No Prerequisites for this course


Emergency ManagementEmergency Medical Services

Core Capabilities

Infrastructure SystemsOn-Scene Security and ProtectionOperational CommunicationsOperations CoordinationPhysical Protective MeasuresPublic Health, Healthcare and Emergency Medical ServicesSituational Assessment
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