ATRRS ccourse code: 300-ASIW1
The Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM) Course is a 36-week program of instruction that teaches eight 87-student classes per year. 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. The course qualifies these enlisted service members as highly-trained combat medics with the necessary skills and abilities to provide initial medical and trauma care and aptitude to increase team survivability. SOCM is designed to teach the Special Operations Combat Medic the knowledge and skills required to manage combat casualties from initial point of injury through evacuation. Additionally, the course teaches the student skills which enable him to prescribe appropriate treatments for diagnosed disease in accordance with tactical medical emergency protocols and their corresponding formulary. Students graduating from SOCM are certified as National Registry EMTs at the Basic level. They are also qualified in Basic Life Support, Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Providers and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. The goal of the program is to produce competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.The course consists of seven different blocks of instruction each lasting twenty-five working days. The blocks are structured to progress a student from having no medical background to performing and understanding acute life-saving interventions in 36 weeks.
ATRRS course code: 011-18D30
The SFMS Course is a 16-week program of instruction that teaches six classes per year. The target audience for this course is a SOCM-qualified enlisted service member who is currently in the Special Forces Qualification Course. The course qualifies 18D and SARIDC Navy students in the advanced skills and knowledge required to perform as supervised providers in CONUS environments and as independent providers when OCONUS and on mission deployments. Independent provider means the 18D or Navy SARIDC is supervised indirectly after a diagnosis has been made and a treatment plan has been determined. The course consists of 6 academic modules: Laboratory subjects, Veterinary subjects, Surgical management, Ultrasound, a 24-day Special Operations Clinical Training rotation, and Special Forces Medical Sergeant Roles and Responsibilities.