Description: This interactive course explains the SOF medical operations concepts and fundamentals of the USSOCOM mission, roles, and capabilities, with a focus on medical operations in a joint setting. The students will also examine operations/plans, current lessons learned, medical intelligence, medical force protection, operational risk assessment, health surveillance, and SOF-relevant clinical subjects.
Audience: Primarily for, but not limited to, military officers, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers, and U.S. government civilian employees in comparable grades, serving the SOF community or in direct support of SOF medical community. International military and civilians whose job requires knowledge of SOF medical operations may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning (Pilot)
Text and Material: The instructor of record will provide any readings or materials via email prior to the course start date.
Accreditation: JSOU is currently an accredited educational institution accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) - a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education.