The mission of the Prolonged Field Care Collective is to educate, inform, and advocate for the training of austere emergency medical responders.
The Prolonged Field Care Collective will be the number one most visited educational media outlet for austere prehospital continuing education content across all platforms worldwide.
We have been here from the beginning of the original Prolonged Field Care Working Group, we remain steadfast in our mission to freely disseminate the wealth of knowledge, best practices, and hard-won lessons learned that we’ve accumulated over nearly a decade. Through our dynamic podcast, website, and social media platforms, we’ve reached over a million consumers worldwide, empowering them with the tools and expertise they need to save lives in the most challenging environments. And we’re not done yet. We’ll continue to lead the charge in sharing critical information and resources with the austere medical community, no matter what challenges lie ahead.
By Medics for Medics.
Nothing else comes close to the volume, quality, and relevancy of the original content offered by the Prolonged Field Care Collective. Our materials are utilized in austere and resource constrained environments around the world, both within allied SOF units as well as NGOs, and civil services. Widely known as a touch point to other official medic-targeted websites, medical professionals first go to ProlongedFieldCare.org for the most relevant and up to date content in the field.
ProlongedFieldCre.org has been the leader in bringing relevant digital content to Special Operations Medic around the world since its inception in 2014. With over a million total hits, the site is visited over 10,000 times a month from over 100 countries around the world. Our website has over 1,100 subscribers who have benefitted from dozens of original blog posts and is the official landing page for the equally ubiquitous Pronged Field Care Podcast. This provides additional downloadable content used by medics and clinicians working to care for patients in truly austere environments. The associated social media presence is disproportionately shared through a wide network of dedicated followers including over 18,000 followers on Facebook and 10,000 Instagram followers.
The Prolonged Field Care Podcast is available on all major podcast players such as iTunes and Spotify, averaging over 10,000 downloads for each of over 100 industry leading podcasts. The podcast has been downloaded by practitioners in over 130 countries around the world and is routinely used as supplemental educational material by numerous courses such as the 1st Special Forces Command Special Operations Forces Austere Care Course, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences medical school and many others.
The associated YouTube channel has hundreds of hours of engagement including additional proprietary video content and is another outlet where international listeners consume the podcast. In a 3rd-party, independent survey of all students across the JFK Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, the Prolonged Field Care podcast was rated as the number three most listened to podcast trailing only behind Joe Rogan and Jocko Willink, by thousands of students attending multiple special operations qualification courses. This is the audience you are looking to capture. Since 2014 the Prolonged Field Care Collective (PFCC) – formerly known as the PFC Working Group – has been the leader in relevant digital content for SOF medics around the world.
Since 2018 we have hosted the official landing page for the US DoD Advanced Virtual Support for Operational Forces (ADVISOR) Telemedical Consult Service managed by the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) which is part of the US Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick, MD.
Our members helped to develop the official Joint Trauma System (JTS) PFC Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) and continue to host a vast array of educational materials and original blog posts used as supplemental educational material in US Army austere medical training and many other organizations across the globe. This website provides downloadable content used by medics and clinicians working in austere environments around the world within allied SOF units, non- governmental organizations (NGOs), and civil service. Widely known as a touch point to other oﬃcial medic-targeted websites, people first go to ProlongedFieldCare.org for the most relevant, up-to-date content in the field. The associated social media presence is extensively shared through a wide network of supporters including over 18,000 followers on Facebook, and over 10,000 followers on Instagram. We can get the word out quickly and efficiently. With your help the quantity and quality of this content will only continue to expand and attract new consumers.
Through tireless engagement, education, and advocacy, we leverage the invaluable insights and firsthand expertise of austere medical leaders to illuminate critical gaps in current capabilities for providers, policymakers, and academic stakeholders alike.
We foster a culture of innovation and knowledge-sharing by identifying, developing, and disseminating cutting-edge knowledge, techniques, lessons learned. We will accept donations, sponsorships, and volunteer work to keep the effort sustainable and growing.