Best Training Practices for the CISM Instructor

Requesting This Course:

Course Description:

In today’s high tech, fast paced world, having content knowledge and teaching experience is only a small part of being an effective trainer. Keeping your audience engaged throughout a course requires using innovative styles of learning, imaginative Power Point presentations, and creative interactions. Great presentation style will make the difference between a participant leaving the course with just the content or leaving and being able to retain and utilize the knowledge learned. This course is designed for current and aspiring ICISF Approved Instructors and will help trainers of all levels to improve their skills by earning positive evaluations and feedback. Participants will be encouraged to share their best teaching practices.

Course Highlights:

  • Characteristics of Adult Learners
  • Positive Learning Environments
  • Using the proper equipment
  • Embedding Power Point with video clips
  • “Team Teaching”
  • Developing and Managing Learning Activities
  • Marketing CISM Training

Completion of “Best Training Practices for the CISM Instructor” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (7 Contact Hours) qualifies as a course in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

Certificates and Continuing Education:

General Contact Hours: 

One-Day Course; 7 Contact Hours: 0.7 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE). Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

ICISF Certificate of Completion:

After the completion of this ICISF course, with verified full attendance, participants are eligible to receive an electronic ICISF Certificate of Completion including General Continuing Education Units. Participants are required to complete a course evaluation prior to receiving this Certificate of Completion.

Completion of ICISF courses and receipt of an ICISF Certificate of Completion does not attest to competence in the field, nor does it provide certification in the field of CISM. 

ICISF Speakers Bureau Program: It is up to the Sponsoring Agency to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.

ICISF Approved-Instructor led Program: While our Approved Instructors have the authority to teach specific ICISF courses, it is their responsibility to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the Certificate of Completion as a means for continuing education.

Learn more on our ICISF Continuing Education Information page.