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Inaugural NATO Special Operations Combat Medic Course Graduates 23 Students at ISTC | DVIDS

Inaugural NATO Special Operations Combat Medic Course Graduates 23 Students at ISTC | DVIDS

After an intensive 22-week course at the International Special Training Centre, 23 Soldiers from 10 NATO and partner nations graduated from the inaugural NATO Special Operations Combat Medic Course, March 3, 2017.

The NSOCM course introduces multinational special operation forces medics, non-medic operators and service members from similar-type units with existing basic combat lifesaver skills to a wide variety of lifesaving techniques better equipping them to deal with the unique medical challenges that may arise during SOF missions.

The course covers 164 NATO-recognized critical tasks in trauma and non-trauma clinical medicine, injuries, illnesses and conditions.

Source: DVIDS – News – Inaugural NATO Special Operations Combat Medic Course Graduates 23 Students at ISTC