Noon to 4:30 p.m. (October 4)
7:30 a.m. to Noon (October 5)
UC Davis Medical Center, ACSU G344
Capacity: 26

Class dates may be full. Please check UC Learning Center for availability. No waiting lists.

Course description

This course provides an overview of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) and the operation of the Hospital Command Center (HCC) during emergencies. The course includes hands-on training and use of HICS forms and tools. The course prepares all levels of hospital management to meet Joint Commission standard's and NIMS compliance objectives. This class is by invitation only for UC Davis Health employees who are part of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS). For special requests, please contact the Emergency Preparedness Department at

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 4.0 contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.

Credit designation

Physician Credit: University of California, Davis, Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacist: You may petition the California State Board of Pharmacy for CE credit for this symposium. Please see for details.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ acceptable for other health care providers

Nurse: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report a maximum of 4.0 hours of credit and fill in “CME Category 1” for the provider number).

Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.


Registration is available in UC Learning Center. Select a date above to register directly, or log into UC Learning Center and search for the course to register. Please cancel your registration if you are unable to attend as space is limited.

This class is for UC Davis Health employees only.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).