In the period 26.05 – 05.06.2014 in the department for medical training at the Military medical center (MMC), part of the logistics brigade, there is a basic course for lifesavers.
The course is attended by members of the commands and units of the ARM who are preparing for the next rotation of the peacekeeping contingent “ISAF” in Afghanistan.
The training is conducted by a team of trainers and supervisors who are certified in medical training center in Switzerland, which provides the highest level of quality and thoroughness in the necessary procedures.
According to the program, the participants through theoretical and practical training are trained in the standard operating procedures, such as hemostasis, immobilization, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, evacuation and transportation of injured and sick, first aid shock, heat stroke, burns, frostbite, snake and insect bites.
At the end of the course theoretical and practical test is conducted, after which, according to the results, the candidates continue to the next level, or advanced course for lifesavers.
The training of this type is continuously conducted in MMC and enables ARM members to successfully deal with possible challenges of this kind during their deployment in peacekeeping operations.