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One of the fundamental missions of emergency management is to facilitate training that improves personnel's knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to respond to an emergency. FSU Emergency Management has developed this training program with this goal in mind. While most of the content on this page is geared toward FSU employees who are members of the FSU Emergency Management Team, many options are open to students, faculty, staff and other interested people.


National Incident Management System (NIMS) / Incident Command System (ICS)

Florida State University will adhere to the Incident Command System (ICS), as defined by the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for on-scene operations. For off-scene operations and/or when the entire campus is affected, FSU will utilize Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) and the normal university organizational structure, lines of authority, and chains of command. This structure is consistent with the Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (MAC) concept

Below are Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) emergency management training courses from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). These courses focus on a national standard for preparedness, prevention, protection, response, and recovery to and from any emergency.

 FSU Emergency Management highly recommends anyone to take the following 4 courses:

If you have not taken a course provided by FEMA, you will need to register. Register Here



Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action to train, equip, and empower bystanders to help control a bleeding emergency until professional help arrives. Similar to how the general public is trained how to perform CPR, it is important for the public to learn proper bleeding control techniques. The FSU Stop the Bleed campaign is a collaborative effort between University Health Services/Medical Response Unit, FSU Emergency Management, and campus partners. Our MRU Leadership Team members have become certified Stop the Bleed instructors and will begin providing campus-wide training opportunities in the ABC’s of bleeding control.


Course Description:

This free 2-hour course is designed to train FSU employees on what to do in a bleeding emergency and teaches the ABCs of bleeding as a method to stop an active bleed. The course includes a class presentation and hands-on skills demonstration on tourniquet application, wound packing, and pressure application. At the conclusion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognized certificate of completion. This class is currently open to FSU employees only.



HWC 1055 (Medical Response Unit Classroom)


Signing Up:

Please click the Qualtrics survey link below and follow the instructions to register for a Stop the Bleed training course  

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