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Education & Training

The Military Health System includes a robust, innovative, enterprise-wide system to maximize education and training opportunities so we ensure a Ready Medical Force and a Medically Ready Force. DHA leads standardized, high-value education and training activities at all levels, for service members, health care providers of all types, and the DHA global workforce. DHA’s Education and Training Directorate directs an enterprise-wide learning management system to support the requirements of each military service and coordinate medical education activities and resources. By consolidating and streamlining administrative and oversight functions, DHA leverages Ready Reliable Care principles as it supports a diverse array of medical education and training programs, initiatives, and schools. Workforce professional development and sustainment programs also contribute to the organization’s commitment to a Fulfilled Staff. 

Our Training Opportunities

Continuing Education Program Office

Defense Medical Modeling and Simulation Office

Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute

Defense Medical Virtual Library

DHA Learning Management System

Leadership, Education, Analysis, Development, Sustainment

Medical Education and Training Campus

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Medical Training Made a Priority During Deployment

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Working in a Role III hospital center overseas, the bulk of the work consists of routine medical care for soldiers, coalition forces, and contractors, addressing a multitude of symptoms, including headaches, muscle pain, cold-like symptoms, upset stomachs. To do this, training is made a high priority, offering multiple training opportunities for every level in the hospital.

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Fleet Readiness Center East Enhances Emergency Preparedness with Training in CPR, Defibrillator, and First Aid

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When it comes to providing first aid and initial care during an emergency, every second counts in the matter of life and death. That's why this training program at Fleet Readiness Center East aims to equip its workforce with lifesaving skills and training to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies.

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U.S. Army's Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year is Proof Army Medicine is Army Strong

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He's the first Army medicine soldier to be named the U.S. Army’s Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. Find out what - and who - motivated U.S. Army Sgt. Garrett Paulson toward earning this honorable distinction, in his own words.

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New “mCurriculum” Launched to Help Surgeons Worldwide Sharpen Skills, Improve Clinical Readiness

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Imagine surgeons honing their skills using their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Thanks to a collaboration between the Uniformed Services University, the American College of Surgeons, the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons, and the University of California, Davis, it's happening. See how this groundbreaking "mCurriculum" is helping surgeons around the globe save lives.

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Project Crimson 22 experiments with New Medical Technology for the Battlefield

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When the packages hit the ground, medical warriors scramble to retrieve critical supplies. See how an unmanned medical supply aircraft helps military personnel preserve lives in battlefield emergencies.

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Soldiers Learn Nuances of Basic Life Support

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U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from the 801st field hospital learned the nuances of providing care to adults, pregnant women, children and infants when they attended the basic life support class on Nov. 7.

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Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training Benefits All Warriors

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Tactical Combat Casualty Care training is not unique to the active-duty nurses and medical technicians from the 72nd Medical Group, however, what is unique is training in Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training.

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Coast Guard Will Begin New Physician Training to Help Staff Clinics

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