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Navy Trauma Training Center (NTTC)

The Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Medical Center provides an ideal trauma training environment with over 25,000 trauma evaluations and over 6,000 trauma admissions annually. LAC+USC is a 650-bed Level-1 Trauma Center, located just east of downtown Los Angeles. The medical staff at LAC+USC is comprised of world-renowned teaching faculty as part of the Keck School of Medicine. NTTC is committed to providing didactic and clinical trauma exposure that enhances personal and team knowledge and skills. The course is designed to afford rotators the opportunity to work alongside LAC+USC and NTTC staff as teams caring for critically ill and injured patients. The 21-day training schedule includes clinical shifts, formal didactics, case discussions, simulator training, and fresh tissue dissection labs.

Important Information. Please Read First.

If your deploying Role II unit is interested in attending an upcoming NTTC course or have additional questions, please contact us at:

Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Training

For up to date training materials, resources and student information go to the NMOTC DET NEMTI Training Resources page on :

Expeditionary Medical Unit Training

Pre deployment training for members deploying as an Individual Augment (IA) to Role III assignments in Afghanistan. The curriculum is based on USCENTCOM and BUMED training requirements and meets the pre-deployment trauma training standards set by the DMRTi Combat Trauma Surgery Committee. Attendance is coordinated with US Fleet Forces Command and Expeditionary Combat Readiness Command as an intermediate stop (I-Stop) on deployment orders.

Tactical Combat Casualty Care -Instructor Course (CIN: B-300-4000)

Target Audience:  Instructor candidates in pay grades E-5 and above with consideration for E-4 candidates with a letter of recommendation from their commanding officer documenting significant operational or instructor experience. Previous experience in a combat environment is a plus and recommended, but not necessary with commanding officer’s endorsement. Highly recommended students have Navy Instructor Navy Enlisted Classification 9502 or recent instructional experience.

Purpose:  The Tactical Combat Casualty Care – Instructor Course prepares BSO-18 personnel to conduct the Tactical Combat Casualty Care – Provider Course.

Prerequisites:  Successful completion of an approved Tactical Combat Casualty Care - Provider Course within last 3 years and provide a certificate of completion.

Funding: Parent command.

Class Size: 10 minimum / 24 optimum / 30 maximum

Course Length: 5 days

Course Schedule:BSO-18 commands ONLY. Per request and coordination with Navy Medicine Regional Staff Education and Training only.

Role 2 Light Maneuver (CIN: B-300-2412)

Target Audience:  Coordinated with US Fleet Forces Command and Expeditionary Combat Readiness Command as an intermediate stop (I-Stop) on deployment orders; or through BUMED.

Purpose:  Provides light, rapid, and modular Damage Control Resuscitative Care and Damage Control Surgery in response to Naval Component Commander (NCC) and Combatant Commander (CCDR) combat and contingency operation requirements. Training is for either pre deployment members deploying as members of Damage Control Surgical (DCS) Teams or Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical Systems (ERSS) to Role II assignments; or BUMED assigned R2LM teams

For up to date course and student information go to the NMOTC DET NEMTI Training Resources page on

Class Size: 7-9

Course Length: 10 days

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