Hospital rotations for medical proficiency training give medics who operate in the field the opportunity to see what "right" looks like. Knowing this and understanding treatment principles can allow a flexible medic to adapt to unique situations in the absence of protocols, guidelines and evidence. If properly coordinated and supported, MPTs can be an invaluable and eye opening experience. When thrown together with a naive or indifferent staff or un motivated medic, it can be a huge waste of time and money for everyone involved. In this episode Dennis and Dr. Mark Shapiro talk about several MPT programs, and strategies to maximize the effectiveness of an MPT.
It has been our experience that high quality prolonged field care training takes time, resources and expertise by dedicated trainers well versed and experienced in critical care concepts. That being […]
A Special Operations Battalion Surgeon explains how to easily navigate the logistics of setting up a battalion wide blood transfusion program.
Traumatic Brain Injuries coupled with other injuries can be one of the most difficult wound patterns to manage in the field. Learn to manage TBI on its own and when other complications arrive you will be in better condition to handle an even more difficult situation.
In this live recording, guest lecturer COL Missy Givens shares the CBRNe knowledge she has learned while working as a clinical toxicologist, among many other positions, around the world including as […]
You are in your Team House or BAS. You have given FDP, Whole blood, TXA calcium and don’t have much left despite the few units from the walking blood bank. […]
Training materials were the number 1 most requested item from our SOMSA AAR. We have put out other training recommendations in the past but wanted to also highlight some important skills that will help you identify gaps in your PFC training program, plan future training and measure progress.