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  • DMS-05850 Nursing Home ICS - NHICS Command Vest Kit - 28 Position

The DMS-05850 Nursing Home ICS - NHICS Command Vest Kit is the result of collaboration between the Florida Health Care Association and the California Association of Health Facilities.


The Incident Command System is part of the emergency management system in many levels (federal, state, and local). It is the basis for the National Incident Management System and California's State Emergency Management System. Every significant incident or event, whether large or small, and whether it is even defined as an emergency, requires certain management functions to be performed.

Seeing the need for a method of organizing and coordination of emergency efforts in the long-term care community, the California Association of Health Facilities developed the NHICS (Nursing Home Incident Command System) Manual and Train-the-Trainer Program based upon work done by the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA).

The DMS-05850 kit incorporates NHICS job action sheets into a scalable response tool designed for nursing homes.

Vests Included:

• Incident Commander
• Safety Officer
• Medical Director/Specialist
• Liaison Officer


• Operations Section Chief
• Resident Services Branch Director
• Infrastructure Branch Director
• Admit/Transfer & Discharge Unit Leader
• Dietary Unit Leader
• Nursing Unit Leader
• Environmental Unit Leader
• Psychosocial Unit Leader
• Physical Plant/Security Unit Leader

• Planning Section Chief
• Situation Unit Leader
• Documentation Unit Leader

• Logistics Section Chief
• Service Branch Director
• Support Branch Director
• Communication Hardware Unit Leader
• Supply Unit Leader
• IT/IS Unit Leader
• Transportation Unit Leader
• Staffing/Scheduling Unit Leader


• Finance/Admin Section Chief
• Time Unit Leader
• Procurement/Costs/Claims Unit Leader

NOTE: In 2011 the NHICS was revised by the American Health Care Association Disaster Preparedness Committee to increase its national applicability and relevancy to long-term health facilities. Users are encouraged to check NHICS site for updates and revisions.


  • Responsibility Sheets for Each Position
  • Clipboard and Pen
  • Durable Carry Bag

DMS-05850 Nursing Home ICS - NHICS Command Vest Kit - 28 Position

  • $1,508.99

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