Learn how to better prepare yourself, your family and your community and all about emergency preparedness and response on the UNM campus in the class titled "Introduction to Emergency Management and Preparedness."

This three hour elective course, PEP 293-001 / 593-003, will cover a wide variety of FEMA topics including: emergency management, incident command, active shooter situations, disaster preparedness and response drills. The course is open to all students, faculty and staff of the University, and is eligible for tuition remission benefits.

This course, which is taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3:15 p.m., will prepare participants to become part of the University's trained team of first responders known as the Campus Community Emergency Response Team (C-CERT).

For more information, contact Emergency Manager Byron Piatt at (505) 277-0330 or email. bpiatt@salud.unm.edu.