Day 3 of 68W Boot Camp

The last day of the 68W Boot Camp. Senior medics and/or providers may use this as a template to conduct internal training. Feel free to use these products and adapt, as necessary, to your unit’s specific needs. 0900: Environmental Injuries Heat Forum Slides from MCOE (edited for length) 4th RTB Heat Training Video Mild vs.Continue reading “Day 3 of 68W Boot Camp”

Day 2 of 68W Boot Camp

0900: MSK Injuries- Ankles/Knees Ankle and Foot Presentation Dr. Anne Resty, DPT Lower Extremity Video 10:00 MSK Injuries- Back Pain (In progress) 10:30 MSK Injuries Practical Demonstrate physical exam skills using each other as patients 11:00 Initiate IVs in the Dark NCO led skill test 12:00 Lunch 13:30 IM Injection Videos should have been watchedContinue reading “Day 2 of 68W Boot Camp”

Day 1 Boot Camp

Homework Prior to Day 1: Taking a good history: EMS based website that gives general understanding of obtaining a good history TCCC Videos (review where weak): Deployed Medicine Site with TCCC Skills videos Starting IVs: Video 1: Video 2: Video 3: Five Things Medics Wish Every Soldier Knew 5 minute video – useful for reviewContinue reading “Day 1 Boot Camp”

5 Things Medics Wish Every Soldier Knew

This post is all about a video. I created this video to be shown to the Soldiers in my unit when they are waiting in line – something we do a lot in the Army. This is true hip pocket training! Just about every Soldier has a Smart phone. So, why not send training contentContinue reading “5 Things Medics Wish Every Soldier Knew”

Abdominal Pain – ADTMC

Abdominal pain is a very common complaint that ranges in severity from benign and fleeting to issues which are severe and surgical. “Abdominal pain is the great masquerader,” as I was told in PA school. The complaint comes with a wide range of symptoms and is often vague. As medics, corpsmen, or credentialed providers….we mustContinue reading “Abdominal Pain – ADTMC”

Ortho Hand Exam

Hand injuries are the most common type of injury treated in an emergency department, and make up more than 12% of all trauma cases in the US (Maroukis et al). Having a good understanding of the anatomy and key landmarks is paramount for a medic, or any other medical provider, responsible for providing emergency care.Continue reading “Ortho Hand Exam”

ADTMC- MUSCULOSKELETAL

Follow Next Level Medic Facebook Page This is a broad topic, but a very common complaint from Soldiers – orthopedic complaints. The 68W Combat Medic should have a basic understanding of how to recognize and diagnose, as well as treat injuries. The medic can further expand skillsets to be able to handle smaller things atContinue reading “ADTMC- MUSCULOSKELETAL”

ADTMC- Allergic Reactions

Allergic reactions can be complex and range on a scale of severity. The 68W Medic must know how to sort out life threatening emergencies from less severe reactions. The ADTMC protocol can help with this. A screenshot of the ADTMC protocol is at the bottom of the post. The goals of this post will beContinue reading “ADTMC- Allergic Reactions”

ADTMC – Dermatology

Dermatology concepts are difficult for everyone. It takes a lot of exposure and experience to be able to differentiate. However, this post will attempt to provide a place to return when review is necessary. This lesson will likely take at least 60 minutes to complete, but it may be split up and accomplished over timeContinue reading “ADTMC – Dermatology”

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