This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides initial ethics orientation for all employees of FEMA.
Ethics is an essential part of how we operate at FEMA. It includes the following mandatory content: The Ethical standards and principles to keep. This course includes the following lessons:
Lesson 1: Course Introduction Lesson 2: Conflicts of Interest Lesson 3: Misuse of Position or Resources Lesson 4: Giving and Accepting Gifts Lesson 5: Outside Employment and Activities Course Objectives
Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to:
Describe the purpose of federal ethics principles, laws, and standards. Recognize situations that require advice from the Ethics Office, and know whom to call. Identify ethical issues related to: Conflicts of interest, Use of Government position and resources, Gifts, and Activities outside the workplace.
As a bonus, this compilation includes Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies, A Reference Guide: a comprehensive book covering all aspects of terrorism and the threats posed by biological, chemical, and radiation agents. Planning For The Unthinkable: Preparation And Response In Public Health * Biological Agents * Chemical Agents * Radiation Emergencies * Terrorism And The Food Supply * Environmental Safety And Testing * The Role Of The Federal Government * Self-Care For Media * Range Of Public Reactions * Risk Communications During A Terrorist Attack Or Other Public Health Emergency * History Of Biological, Chemical, And Radiation Emergencies * Acronyms * Selected Web Sites * Epidemiology Glossary * Descriptions of Selected Sections of Acts Related to Public Health Emergencies * Family Disaster Planning—Five Steps to Safety * Disaster Supplies Kit * Personal Workplace Disaster Supplies Kit * Self-Monitoring Checklist * Reducing Stress and Renewing Energy * Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters.
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