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Nina Johnson

Institute of Emergency Training

16478 Beach Blvd # 322
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 375-0059
Email: info@ioetcenter.com
Web: www.ioetcenter.com,

• Consultant
• Speaker
• Writer


Nina Johnson is Executive Director for Institute of Emergency Training. She has been active in emergency response training for over 20 years. Served as a Board member with BICEPP (Business & Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness) for 9 years. Ms. Johnson designed and produced the first BICEPP ERT/CERT Challenge. This challenge received local and state awards, along with national recognition in the support of Emergency Response Teams. Ms. Johnson also served on the development team for SEMS LA, a curriculum development team for training on the Standardized Emergency Management System (ICS) from 1997. Ms. Johnson served on the secondary review committee for the revision of the Hospital Incident Command System 2005. She has developed several nationwide systems for Public Health and Hospitals, including the Bed Expansion/Tracking tool for use in Alternate Care Sites.

Ms. Johnson has also specialized in Mass Casualty, Bomb Threat Management and Patient Surge Management for hospitals nationwide for twenty years. She continues to conduct training for Exercise development and implementation. . Has served on Los Angeles County Exercise development team from 1998-2006. Ms. Johnson has developed, established and trained city-wide Emergency Operations Centers.

Ms. Johnson created and established one of the first multi-building large scale Disaster Simulation facility from a former elementary school. The seven-acre real-to-life training academy provided training for Law Enforcement agencies, including teams from Brazil, hospital hazmat teams, Fire and EMS. The Institute continues to provide a variety of workshops tailored to the evolving needs of today’s industry, which include some of the following; exercise design and implementation, educational programs on disaster & rescue scene management, development of crisis response teams, disaster planning and COOP implementation and activation, along with traumatic stress management programs, terrorism, biological/chemical response, hostage scenarios and negotiations. Patient accountability, tracking and evacuation, hospital triage & treatment set up and alternate care site setup and operations.. Additional training programs include HSEEP implementation and guidelines, Emergency Operations Center activation and implementation; Command Presence & Leadership, Linguistics Skills in Stressful Times, Violence in the Workplace and Exercise Conception, Design and Orchestration.

Education/Training Experience/ Certificates

• Over 20 years’ experience in adult education course & curriculum development & implementation in the Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Disaster Planning Field and Catastrophic Planning
• Selected and served on the review committee for the major revision of HICS 4 (Hospital Incident Command System)
• SEMS (Standardized Emergency Management Systems) trained on all levels
• Incident Command System ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-400, ICS-700, ICS-800
• NDMS (National Disaster Medical System) DMAT 1991-1997
• Certified Instructor for Hospital Provider for Nuclear, Biological & Chemical
• Certified Heavy Rescue Systems I & II
• Military experience-Served eight years with 40th Infantry Division Mechanized (JAG) Judge Advocate General
• Hazmat Awareness, Operations & Technician certified
• Designed and developed the BIM - Bed Information Management System for Public Health and Hospitals Nationwide for responding to Pandemics and Surge
• Designed and developed patient tracking and evacuation models used by Public Health and Hospitals
• Trained and certificate in Psychotraumatology
• Four years’ service with the Orange County Search & Rescue Team
• CERT Business Partner in Preparedness in 1998 for the City of Huntington Beach
• US Department of Labor-OSHA Trainer for Occupational Safety & Heath for the General Industry
• SEMS LA Group, member of Standardized Emergency Management System training program development team for the County of Los Angeles
• 2001 SCESA Recipient Award for the development & Implementation of the First Annual Emergency Response Team Challenge
• Certified Master Practitioner Trainer in Neuro Linguistic

Associations & Memberships

BICEPP Business & Industry Council for Emergency Preparedness & Planning (Past Board of Directors) International Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation

Lecturer with/at the following organizations or conferences (partial list)

Sixth World Congress for International Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation
PIHRA (Professionals in Human Resources Association)
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
DRJ (Disaster Recovery Journal) lecture, development of 2-day pre-conference workshop course and developed and produced conference mock exercises for 2001, 2002, 2005 & 2009
WIB (Women in Business)
Orange County Red Cross Academy (lectured and conducted workshops for 7 separate conferences)