NATO Special Operations Combat Medic (NSOCM) Course

The NSOCM course is a 24-week course designed to generate qualified NATO Special Operations Combat Medics (NSOCM) with the knowledge and skills required to operate within a specific scope of practice to effectively treat life threatening injuries (or other medical issues) in a variety of operational environments. NSOCM core-curriculum and training objectives are aligned with Committee of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) protocols, conducted in accordance with NSHQ directives, and composed of six (6) modules, a comprehensive field training exercise (FTX), and a two week clinical rotation. Following successful completion of course curriculum, NSOCM graduates will be able to plan and conduct operations using the full range of medical resources, ranging from what can be carried on their person, to all available echelons of care.