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What is a 68W Combat Medic?
According to Go Army, the 68W Combat Medic is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.
- Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties
- Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment
- Instruct Soldier's on Combat Lifesaver/First Responder training course
- Manage Soldier's medical readiness, medical supplies and equipment
- Enjoy helping and caring for others
- Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
- Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra
- High attention to detail
68W Useful Links
CAC-login required. Anatomy.TV provides fully interactive three-dimensional (3D), interactive models of human anatomy targeted at a variety of health professions. They can be rotated to adjust the view as well as detailed layers of human anatomy that can be stripped away for enhanced visualization of function & biomechanics.
Lexicomp Drug Guide
Lexicomp provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools.
Combat Medic One Station Unit Training
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019 by
Publication Date: 2018-05-03
CAC-login required. Available through STAT!Ref. Make the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic decisions quickly and efficiently. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019 is a practical, highly organized resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. It provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.
Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult by
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
CAC-login required. Available through STAT!Ref. Make your best ED decisions--fast--with the aid of Rosen & Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult . Containing the most essential information on over 600 clinical problems, this text was written by renowned practicing clinicians dedicated to providing a definitive guide to diagnosis and treatment in the emergency room. This succinct text synthesizes the vast diagnostic and treatment information as it pertains to emergency medicine, making it the perfect handbook for students, residents, nurses, and emergency medical personnel working in the trenches.
Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice by
Publication Date: 2017-05-18
Available through ClinicalKey. Since its revolutionary first edition in 1983, Rosen's Emergency Medicine set the standard for reliable, accessible, and comprehensive information to guide the clinical practice of emergency medicine. Provides improved organization in sections to enhance navigation and six new chapters: Airway Management for the Pediatric Patient; Procedural Sedation and Analgesia for the Pediatric Patient; Drug Therapy for the Pediatric Patient; Co-Morbid Medical Emergencies During Pregnancy; Drug Therapy in the Geriatric Patient; and Global and Humanitarian Emergency Medicine.
82nd Airborne certifies first class of Army's new Expeditionary Combat Medic course
AMEDD Center & School Health Readiness Center of Excellence
EMS Program Management Division
The U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Division (U.S. Army EMS) is the Army Surgeon General’s execution agency for Combat Medic military occupational specialty (MOS) oversight and appointed as the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) regulatory agency (State) that approves site codes and conducts quality assurance oversight. Serves as the AMEDD proponent for 68W Combat Medic sustainment training and NREMT certification.
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