NMIOTC schedules “Medical Combat Care in Maritime Operations” course

The NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC) has announced that the next iteration of the Course 21000 “Medical Combat Care in Maritime Operations” will start on Monday, 13 and will end on Friday, 24 May 2019.

NMIOTC will provide the respective Course as National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Authorized Training Center eligible to provide Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Courses.

The goal of this course is to transfer knowledge and/or enhance trainees’ skills so as to provide combat medical care from the point of injury in the mission/theatre until the final transfer of the casualty to the closest Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) is accomplished.

Upon completion of the 1st week, trainees will be able to construct evidence-based and life-saving tactical combat casualty care knowledge and practical skills in order to improve survivability on the battlefield, based on the newest Co – TCCC (NAEMT) Guidelines for Medical Personnel.

The 2nd part (2nd week) aims to integrate the medical personnel skills and knowledge in performing necessary prehospital emergency on-site medical assistance in confined spaces and during maritime Ops.

In addition, legal concerns and restrictions of the maritime environment will be discussed. Concluding, the trainees will be introduced telemedicine- teleconsultation benefits (during Prolonged Field Care scenario) while being able to recognize and evaluate stress factors during MedOps.