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Naval Medical Training and Battlefield Medicine Training by Tonex

This comprehensive course, offered by Tonex, is designed to equip medical professionals with the essential knowledge and skills required to provide effective medical care in naval and battlefield environments. Participants will delve into the intricacies of naval medical practices and gain proficiency in delivering timely and lifesaving medical interventions in high-stress, combat situations. Through a blend of theoretical instruction, hands-on simulations, and practical exercises, participants will develop a deep understanding of medical procedures, trauma management, and operational protocols necessary for successful naval and battlefield medical operations.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the unique challenges and requirements of providing medical care in naval settings, including shipboard medicine, operational hygiene, and sanitation.
  • Acquire advanced skills in managing traumatic injuries, wound assessment, hemorrhage control, and triage procedures specific to combat zones.
  • Gain proficiency in performing complex medical procedures under challenging conditions, including airway management, field surgery, and casualty evacuation.
  • Develop the ability to make swift and well-informed medical decisions in fast-paced, high-pressure situations while considering tactical priorities and available resources.
  • Foster effective communication and teamwork among medical personnel, naval officers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless coordination and optimal patient care.
  • Familiarize oneself with the latest advancements in medical technology and equipment used in naval and battlefield environments to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Understand the ethical responsibilities and legal constraints associated with providing medical care in naval and military contexts, while upholding professional standards.


This course is tailored for medical professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in naval medical operations and battlefield medicine. It is ideal for:

  • Military healthcare providers (physicians, nurses, medics) involved in naval and combat operations
  • Medical officers and personnel deployed on naval vessels and military bases
  • Emergency medical service (EMS) personnel interested in expanding their skills to handle complex battlefield scenarios
  • Medical practitioners aiming to contribute effectively in disaster response and austere environments

Course Outline:

Introduction to Naval Medical Operations

  • Role of Naval Medical Personnel
  • Medical Readiness and Preparedness
  • Collaboration with Military Units
  • Medical Ethics and Principles
  • Medical Documentation and Reporting
  • Medical Supply Management

Trauma Care and First Aid in Battlefield Settings

  • Trauma Assessment and Triage
  • Hemorrhage Control Techniques
  • Airway Management in Field Conditions
  • Fracture Stabilization and Splinting
  • Management of Burn Injuries
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Casualty Care

Combat Medical Skills and Techniques

  • Needle Chest Decompression
  • Intravenous (IV) Access and Fluid Resuscitation
  • Wound Debridement and Infection Control
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Guidelines
  • Pain Management and Anesthesia in Field Environments
  • Management of Shock and Hypothermia

Evacuation and Transport of Casualties

  • Casualty Evacuation Priorities
  • Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) Procedures
  • Use of Medical Evacuation Platforms (Helicopters, Vessels)
  • Communication with Aeromedical Evacuation Teams
  • Improvised Medical Evacuation Techniques
  • Continuity of Care During Evacuation

Field Surgical Techniques

  • Sterile Techniques in Austere Environments
  • Emergency Surgical Procedures (Exploratory Laparotomy, Amputation)
  • Surgical Airway Techniques (Cricothyrotomy)
  • Improvised Operating Rooms and Equipment
  • Anesthesia Considerations in Field Surgery
  • Post-Operative Care and Wound Management

Psychological First Aid and Combat Stress

  • Recognizing Psychological Reactions in Combat
  • Providing Psychological First Aid to Casualties
  • Stress Management Techniques for Medical Personnel
  • Communicating with Traumatized Patients
  • Identifying Symptoms of Combat Stress Disorders
  • Referral and Follow-up for Psychological Support


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