Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Management of medical emergencies is best accomplished by appropriately trained physicians in an Emergency Department setting. Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCMs), however, may often find themselves in austere tactical environments where evacuation of a teammate to an MTF for a medical emergency would entail either significant delays to treatment or compromise the unit’s mission. Although […]

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines - Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards: Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines – Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations

National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines – Completed in 2009, the National EMS Education Standards (the Standards) represents yet another step toward realizing the vision of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future, as articulated in the 2000 EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach. The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational […]

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

A comprehensive reference designed for Special Operations Forces (SOF) medics. Developed as a primary medical information resource and field guide for the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) medics, the Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook defines the standard of health care delivery under adverse and general field conditions. It is organized according to symptoms, organ systems, specialty […]