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Special Warfare Medical Group (Airborne)

Fort Bragg, NC


 

Special Warfare Medical Group (Airborne)

Special Warfare Medical Group (Airborne) Courses

Please scroll through the list of courses to determine training dates, prerequisites and other information pertinent to your attendance at courses sponsored by the Special Warfare Medical Group (Airborne).

Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM)

The SOCM course is subdivided into individual modules, all of which are designed to ensure inclusion of the cognitive, psychomotor and affective learning domains required of the Advanced Tactical Paramedic and National Registry-Paramedic Committees. The course qualifies these enlisted service members as highly trained combat medics with the necessary skills to provide initial medical and trauma care and to sustain a casualty for up to 72 hours if needed before evacuation occurs. The target audience for SOCM is Army and Navy enlisted service members who hold, or are designated for, assignment to a special operations medical position.

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Special Forces Medical Sergeant (SFMS)

The course consists of a series of didactic and performance based learning objectives enabling Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM) course graduates to progress through 16 additional weeks of training both individually and as a collective group. Potential Special Forces Medical Sergeants and Naval Corpsman are taught the advanced medical skills and knowledge required to perform as supervised medical providers in CONUS environments, and as independent, remotely supervised providers OCONUS. Graduates will be able to provide point of injury care to combat casualties and then sustain them in the event of prolonged evacuation as well as be able to properly diagnosis and treat medical patients in austere, non-permissive environments without conventional casualty evacuation assets or resupply. The culmination of training concludes in Special Operations Clinical Training (SOCT) at various hospitals throughout the United States. The following blocks of instruction make up the Special Forces Medical Sergeant course.

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Special Operations Civil Affairs Medical Sergeant (SOCAMS)

The Special Operations Civil Affairs Medical Sergeant Course is a challenging eight-week program of instruction with an emphasis on the assessment, planning, collaboration and execution of routine, emergency, veterinary and preventive medicine civil-military operations as a Civil Affairs team medic in collaboration with host-nation government and security forces, nongovernmental and civil society organizations and other U.S. Government agencies.

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Special Operations Combat Medical Skills Sustainment (SOCMSSC)

The SOCMSSC course is designed to sustain the perishable medical skills of the Special Operations Medic with high quality training and instruction.

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Special Forces Medical Sergeant Skills Sustainment (SFMSSSC)

The SFMSSS Course is designed to refresh baseline Special Forces Medical Sergeant specific medical tasks enabling the Special Forces Medical Sergeant to care for patients without direct supervision in austere and resource-constrained environments.

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SWMG Contact

Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM)
(910) 907-3139
DSN 239-3139

Special Forces Medical Sergeant (SFMS)
(910) 907-2917
DSN 239-2917

Special Operations Civil Affairs Medical Sergeant (SOCAMS)
(910) 396-8190/ 9733
DSN 239-8190/ 9733

Special Operations Combat Medical Skills Sustainment (SOCMSSC)
(910) 396-8136/ 8019
DSN 239-8136/ 8019

Special Forces Medical Sergeant Skills Sustainment (SFMSSSC)
(910) 396-9385
DSN 239-9385