Follow the medical chain of command - Skill - UNITAF Force Manual (FM)




Follow the medical chain of command
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Current Version (104 days ago)

Skill
FM/BS-181.V6.01 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident (MCI) or casualty collection point (CCP):

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT Officer or CMT Leader
    • Platoon Medic
    • SF Medic
    • MERT or CMT Technician
    • Squad Medic
    • Combat Medic
    • Combat Life Saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Maj James on 30/03/2024 at 13:41

Previous Versions

Skill
FM/BS-181.V6.00 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident (MCI) or casualty collection point (CCP):

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT Officer or  Medical Team Leader
    • Platoon Medic
    • SF Medic
    • MERT and Medical Team Technician
    • Squad Medic
    • Combat Medic
    • Combat Life Saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by SSG Kevin on 29/03/2024 at 18:40
Skill
FM/BS-181.V5.00 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident (MCI) or casualty collection point (CCP):

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT Officer or Combat Medical Team Leader
    • Platoon Medic
    • SF Medic
    • MERT Technician
    • Squad Medic
    • Combat Medic
    • Combat Life Saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Maj James on 23/02/2024 at 19:40
Skill
FM/BS-181.V4.00 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident (MCI) or casualty collection point (CCP):

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT Officer
    • Platoon Medic
    • SF Medic
    • MERT Technician
    • MERT Assistant or Squad Medic
    • Combat Medic
    • Combat Life Saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Maj James on 23/02/2024 at 19:26
Skill
FM/BS-181.V3.02 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Maj James on 23/02/2024 at 19:12
Skill
FM/BS-181.V3.01 - Follow the chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Sgt Jochem on 14/01/2024 at 20:12
Skill
FM/BS-181.V3.00 - Follow the chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
  • regularly provide updates to their respective Leader about the status of the MCI
Published by 1Lt WhiteWolf on 06/01/2024 at 11:53
Skill
FM/BS-181.V2.00 - Follow the chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy
Published by Sgt Jochem on 02/01/2024 at 19:22
Skill
FM/BS-181.V1.04 - Follow the chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow this hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy

 

 

 

Old text:

MERT Officer>SF Medic or Platoon Medic>MERT Technician>Squad Medic/MERT Assistant>Combat Medic>CLS

 

 

In any instance where there are active casualties the senior medic on scene should be coordinating medical activities. This is particularly important for CCP’s as often it is a lack of coordination which results in longer down time for both casualties and the wider units they belong to. 

Therefore the following hierarchy exists, broadly following the associated tiers for a given role:

In an instance where multiple medical personnel on the same tier are present (eg. a combat medic and a MERT assistant) whomever was initially coordinating the area eg. arrived first continues to do so.

Published by Sgt Jochem on 02/01/2024 at 19:18
Skill
FM/BS-181.V1.03 - Chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

As a medic working at a mass casualty incident:

  •  follow the following organizational hierarchy:
    • MERT officer
    • SF medic or platoon medic
    • MERT technician
    • MERT assistant or squad medic
    • Combat medic
    • Combat life saver
  • execute the tasks given by those above in the hierarchy
  • give tasks to those below in the hierarchy

 

 

 

Old text:

MERT Officer>SF Medic or Platoon Medic>MERT Technician>Squad Medic/MERT Assistant>Combat Medic>CLS

 

 

In any instance where there are active casualties the senior medic on scene should be coordinating medical activities. This is particularly important for CCP’s as often it is a lack of coordination which results in longer down time for both casualties and the wider units they belong to. 

Therefore the following hierarchy exists, broadly following the associated tiers for a given role:

In an instance where multiple medical personnel on the same tier are present (eg. a combat medic and a MERT assistant) whomever was initially coordinating the area eg. arrived first continues to do so.

Published by Sgt Jochem on 02/01/2024 at 18:58
Skill
FM/BS-181.V1.02 - Chain of command in a mass casualty incident
Skill

MERT Officer>SF Medic or Platoon Medic>MERT Technician>Squad Medic/MERT Assistant>Combat Medic>CLS

 

 

In any instance where there are active casualties the senior medic on scene should be coordinating medical activities. This is particularly important for CCP’s as often it is a lack of coordination which results in longer down time for both casualties and the wider units they belong to. 

Therefore the following hierarchy exists, broadly following the associated tiers for a given role:

In an instance where multiple medical personnel on the same tier are present (eg. a combat medic and a MERT assistant) whomever was initially coordinating the area eg. arrived first continues to do so.

Published by MSG Aiedail on 02/01/2024 at 13:44
Skill
FM/BS-181.V1.01 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

MERT Officer>SF Medic/Platoon Medic>MERT Technician>Squad Medic/MERT Assistant>Combat Medic>CLS

 

 

In any instance where there are active casualties the senior medic on scene should be coordinating medical activities. This is particularly important for CCP’s as often it is a lack of coordination which results in longer down time for both casualties and the wider units they belong to. 

Therefore the following hierarchy exists, broadly following the associated tiers for a given role:

In an instance where multiple medical personnel on the same tier are present (eg. a combat medic and a MERT assistant) whomever was initially coordinating the area continues to do so.

Published by Sgt Jochem on 28/12/2023 at 21:59
Skill
FM/BS-181.V1.00 - Follow the medical chain of command
Skill

In any instance where there are active casualties the senior medic on scene should be coordinating medical activities. This is particularly important for CCP’s as often it is a lack of coordination which results in longer down time for both casualties and the wider units they belong to. 

Therefore the following hierarchy exists, broadly following the associated tiers for a given role:

MERT Officer>SF Medic>Platoon Medic/MERT Technician>Combat Medic/MERT Assistant/Squad Medic>CLS

In an instance where multiple medical personnel on the same tier are present (eg. a combat medic and a MERT assistant) whomever was initially coordinating the area continues to do so.

Published by SP1 Applechaser on 23/12/2023 at 12:18
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