Joint Special Operations Medical Orientation Course
This course is composed of a five-day synchronous session (30 hours) conducted in residence at JSOU. 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.
Primarily for, but not limited to, military officers, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers, and U.S. government civilian/contractor 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.This course is available to international partners. Prospective international students must contact the security cooperation training element at the U.S. Embassy in his/her country to initiate course attendance. Provide the following MASL Number: D400019
All required texts and materials are available to the student on either JSOU e-Campus or issued upon arrival in the classroom. Each student MUST have access to commercial internet and the course e-Campus site prior to and throughout the course.