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Course Information

For a complete course list — including course objectives, requirements and course dates — please visit our Training Center Page.

Combat and Trauma Medicine Courses:

Combat Casualty Care Course (C4)

Provides an orientation to the first and second echelons of care under simulated combat conditions. This postgraduate course is designed to enhance medical readiness by providing training in leadership, knowledge and skills necessary for direct medical support of tactical units under combat operations.

Emergency War Surgery Course (EWSC)

A three-day course for surgeons and non-surgeon physicians deploying to a position where they will be treating battlefield trauma. Training focuses on guides referenced in the Emergency War Surgery Handbook with an emphasis on live tissue and cadaver lab.

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course (TC3)

A two-day course which provides skills to assess and manage a combat casualty from point of injury to a higher level of care. The target audience is deploying medical personnel assigned to line units. 

Medical Certification Courses

DMRTI also instructs the following medical certification courses: 

Medical Operations Programs Courses:

Joint Medical Operations Course (JMOC)

A five-day course that provides training in joint and combined operational and medical planning that will span the operational environment from point of injury/illness to the appropriate capability of care across the full spectrum of military operations.

Joint Medical Planning Tool Course (JMPT)

A five-day course that provides hands-on training on the Joint Medical Planning Tool (JMPT) and the Medical Planners’ Toolkit (MPTk). Through a series of exercises that utilizes the crawl, walk, run methodology; students will utilize the JMPT and MPTk to develop a model that demonstrates the flow of patients, from the point of injury through definitive care, implementing planning and logistics strategies for operational missions.

Joint Senior Medical Leaders Course (JSMLC)

A five-day senior level program that will further enhance the knowledge of operational medicine, joint policy and doctrine, interagency coordination, major contingency operations, and stability operations in preparation for future roles as JTF Surgeons and senior staff.

Disaster Medicine Program Courses:

Federal Coordinating Center & Primary Receiving Center Course (FCC/PRC)

A two-and-a-half-day course that provides an orientation to FCC/PRC program management and patient reception operations. This course provides instruction in patient reception operations conducted under the VA-DoD Contingency Plan and under the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).

Hospital ICS Course (HICS)

A two-day course orienting students to an incident command system designed for hospitals and intended for use in both emergency and non-emergency situations.  It provides hospitals of all sizes with the tools needed to advance their emergency preparedness and response capability – both individually and as members of a broader community.

ICS - Intermediate (ICS 300)

A two-and-a-half-day course covering intermediate ICS for expanding Incidents.

ICS - Advanced (ICS 400)

A two-day course covering advanced ICS for Command and General Staff.

Public Health Emergency Management Course (PHEMC)

A five-day course that provides Public Health Emergency Officers (PHEOs) and Medical Emergency Managers (MEMs) with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that the DoD is ready to respond to public health emergencies and assist civilian and host nation authorities.

Public Health and Medical Services in Defense Support of Civil Authorities (PH MED DSCA) Course

A five-day, interactive Department of Defense (DoD) course focusing on inter-governmental and inter-agency response.  The program increases attendee’s knowledge & skills through expert presentations, table-top exercises, and discussions between DoD, Federal, State, and local partners in support of the National Preparedness Goals.

Emergency Preparedness Response Courses (CBRNE):

EPRC provides an overview of the different types of CBRNE threats as well as information on how to prepare for and recognize a CBRNE threat and instruction on protective measures. CBRNE training is divided into four levels targeted to a students professional/job description:

Course Description 
EPRC-B A two-hour Basic Awareness Course. For DoD civilians, non-medical/non-security employees and contractors within the Military Health System (MHS). 
EPRC-C A one-day Clinician Course. For clinical personnel within the MHS as well as Special Forces Medics, DoD Civilian and Contract Direct Healthcare Providers.
EPRC-E A one-day Executive Commander Course. For military Executives and Commanders working within the MHS. 
EPRC-O A one-day Operator Course. All military personnel, DoD civilians, and Contractors providing security within the MHS must complete this course unless directed to complete the clinician course.

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