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68 CMF COURSES

081-68W10 Healthcare Specialist MOS-T Phases 1, 2, and 3

This course was developed to award the 68W MOS to Soldiers who do not hold the 68W MOS. This course is not for transition or Y2 removal. The course consists of three phases: Phase 1 is consists of preparation and testing to obtain certification as a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT, a credential tied to the 68W MOS. This phase is 133 hours encompassing a total of seven (7) modules and associated written examinations, skills competency demonstration through the NREMT Psychomotor Examination, and culminates with the NREMT Computer Adaptive Test (CAT). Phase 2 builds upon the baseline medical skills and knowledge obtained from Phase 1. Focus is placed on the scope of practice of a 68W both in a clinical setting as well as in the field. This phase is 128 hours in duration and consists of three modules; Limited Primary Care, Fieldcraft 1 and Fieldcraft 2 each with associated written examinations to conclude each module. It culminates with skills verification testing aptly named Whiskey Skills Validation. Phase 3 is a collective Phase which incorporates aspects of both Phase 1 and Phase 2 and focuses on how the Army Medical Department integrates these skills through the 68W MOS in an operational capacity. This Phase is 120 hours and contains one written examination after the Fieldcraft 3 module. A final skill verification examination, the Combat Casualty Assessment, is conducted following execution of the culminating events of the Field Training Exercise (FTX) and War Days.

081-300-68W-CMT Comprehensive Medical Training

The 68W Comprehensive Medical Training Program (CMTP) is designed to award a fully MOS qualified medic (ref. AR 40-68) all credentials, CEUs, and Skills Validation necessary for recertification of the civilian NREMT certification requirement.  The CMTP is a hybrid course, combining training packages from a selection of premier programs of instruction as well as unique courseware designed to enhance critical thinking skills and medical experience as required while operationally functioning as a military medic.  This is not a traditional NREMT refresher course.  Medics will be challenged and validated on their ability to integrate advanced concepts of Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Patient Movement Procedures, Sick Call and BAS Operations, Triage, Trauma and Medical Treatment, Communication and Documentation in addition to a wide array of medically-focused elective training material while immersed in simulated operational environments and scenario-driven training.  There will be 20 Practical Exercise periods prior to skills validation that are tailored to the individual student skill-set.  For validation purposes, a 3-station scenario-based skills and written-cognitive examination will be administered.

CLC-06 Combat Lifesaver

The Combat Lifesaver course is designed to train nonmedical personnel in medical skills to provide emergency care as a secondary mission.  On the battlefield, the ability of trained medical personnel to provide immediate, far forward care is limited.  Each squad and crew should have at least one member trained to be a Combat Lifesaver (CLS). There have been major revisions to the Combat Lifesaver Course. AR 350-1, Army Training and Education, governs the Combat Lifesaver program and supercedes AR 350-41, Training in Units. See paragraph 4-12, AR 350-1 for additional information on the Combat LifeSaver program. The changes to this program are consistent with the tenets of Tactical Combat Casualty Care and reflect the current thought of the Army Medical Department Center and School while conforming to printed Department of the Army doctrine as closely as currently possible.