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Combat / Service Medic and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course – 12 weeks

Conducted for SAF trainees with no prior medical knowledge, this course aims to equip it graduates to qualify as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who are able to work independently in the field setting as well as clinical setting, supervised by a Medical Officer, Senior Medic or Medic Specialist. The course will train them in patient assessment and prioritization as well as selected protocols and treatment including spinal management, intravenous infusion and emergency resuscitation.

Combat Medic Specialist II and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course – 12 weeks

This course is conducted for Basic Section Leader Course (BSLC) graduates from the School of Infantry Specialists (SISPEC) who are selected to be Combat Medic Specialists. Trainees need not have prior medical knowledge and will undergo Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training to equip them with the clinical knowledge and skills to assist the Senior Medic in managing the Battalion Casualty Station (BCS) and the Medical Centre. At the end of the course, graduates are expected to be possess proficiency in assessment and treatment, to be able to perform selected treatment and protocols as well as function as a junior leader in the field setting as well as clinical setting.

Combat Medic Specialist I and Emergency Medical Specialist (EMS) Course – 10 weeks

Participants of this course must be Combat Medic Specialist II and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) trained. The Emergency Medical Specialist (EMS) Course which equips in depth medical knowledge and skills for Ambulance Crew Leaders, is incorporated into the first 7 weeks of this course and the remaining 3 weeks covers military topics like Military Leadership and Medical Support Planning. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to function as Senior Medics in Medical Centres and the Battalion Casualty Station (BCS).

Medical Officer Cadet Course (MOCC) – 12 weeks

Conducted for Medical Officer, Dental Officer, and Nursing Officer Cadets to prepare them for their eventual roles as Officers in the SAF Medical Corps, the Medical Officer Cadet Course (MOCC) syllabus includes training in Military Leadership, Signals, Navigation, Medical Support Planning, Peacetime Healthcare, Medical Logistics, Wound Ballistics and Aeromedical Evacuation.

Advanced Medical Officer Course (AMOC) – 3 weeks

This course prepares Senior Officers (both NSmen and active personnel) of the SAF Medical Corps to hold key appointments such as Division and Brigade Medical Officers or Officers Commanding (OCs) of Medical Companies and Combat Support Hospitals (CSH). This intensive and demanding course consists of lectures, visits, map planning and field exercises as well as opportunities for the participants to interact and to share their knowledge and experience.
Last updated on 11 Apr 2010
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