• ATLS
  • C4
  • EWSC
  • JMOC
  • MSOC
  • PHEM
  • EM
  • HICS
  • TNCC
  • TC3
  • FCC
  • JMPT

MSOC Contact:

POC: MSOC Section
Tel: 210-221-9570
DSN: 471-9570
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MSOC is a three-day operational level course designed to prepare military healthcare professionals (E7-E9 and O3-O6) to serve as part of the military health support for stability operations.  MSOC is open to Tri-Service Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, and US Public Health Service medical department personnel, as well as other US Government agencies (e.g. US Coast Guard, Dept of State, USAID, etc.) involved in stability operations.

The course will familiarize DoD healthcare personnel with the complexity of military medical diplomacy within the context of U.S. strategy and international relations.  Students will gain an appreciation for operational aspects and overarching strategic aspects of planning, providing, and transitioning medical support in phases of pre- through post-conflict, including failed states/nations, to maintenance of stable states/nations.    

MSOC is a Mid level course to support DoDI 6000.16, Military Health Support for Stability Operations dtd 17 May 2010.  The course will contain briefings and panel discussions designed to intellectually challenge students on the application of both hard and soft power in the context of stability operations.  The training will be punctuated with scenario-based vignettes/exercises that reinforce briefing and course objectives. 

Pre-Requisites:  Recent deployment/operational experience in the stability operations environment, experience with doctrine surrounding Stability Operations or completion of the Health Medical Aspects of Stability Operations (HMASO) on-line course on JKO/AKO website: course number J4OP-US129. Case-by-case exceptions will be considered for upcoming/planned deployments.

Gain knowledge & skills Students will leave the course with the capability to provide doctrinally sound, operationally integrated leadership and support in the military health system for stability operations that successfully meets current demands on health service support units.  They will be able to better appreciate military MSO mission requirements throughout all phases of conflict and across the range of military operations, including in combat and non-combat environments.

Exportable Courses: These courses are also provided through mobile training teams providing an alternative education opportunity for unit commanders. Please contact Contingency Operations Program by email at usarmy.jbsa.medcom-ameddcs.list.dmrti-cbrne@mail.mil for further information.


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Student Handbook

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JMPT Contact:

POC: Contingency Operations Program
Tel: 210-221-2652

Joint Medical Planning Tool Course

Course Overview:

JMPT is a five-day course that provides hands-on training on the Joint Medical Planning Tool (JMPT) as well as the Medical Planners’ Toolkit (MPTk).  Through a series of exercises that utilizes the crawl, walk, run methodology; students will utilize the JMPT and MPTk to develop a model that demonstrates the flow of patients from the point of injury through definitive care implementing planning and logistics strategies for operational missions.

Learning ObjectivesWith the Joint Operational and Medical Planning Processes as the focus, the student will be able to:

  • Support the joint planning community in the development of the systems analysis, operational risk assessment, and field medical services planning.
  • Design a treatment network by identifying the arrival rates of patients, the number, type, and location of medical treatment facilities and transportation assets, and the evacuation routes.
  • Use a stochastic process to model patient treatment and outcomes.
  • Diagram how patients proceed through treatment by modeling patient arrival into the network, wait times for treatment, duration of treatment, and evacuation time.
  • Design dynamic reports that detail patient disposition, casualty flow and accumulation, personnel and equipment utilization, and transportation usage.
  • Propose the equipment, personnel, and transportation assets that may be needed for the expected patient stream.

Target Audience: Open to Department of Defense (DoD) medical planners assigned to Combatant Commanders, Service Headquarters, and Joint Task Forces.  DoD medical department personnel not meeting this requirement are eligible to attend as well as those to United States Government (USG) Interagency or Allied personnel. 


Applying for a Course:  Personnel interested are required to submit a “Nomination Request Form” to DMRTI no later than eight (8) weeks prior to course convening dates. Submit completed forms to DMRTI by email usarmy.jbsa.medcom-ameddcs.list.dmrti-jommc@mail.mil or fax to 210-221-0205.

Must be nominated to attend the Joint Medical Operations Course (JMOC) in conjunction with JMPT.  Exception: Previously completing the Joint Medical Operations Managers Course (JOMMC) or Joint Medical Planners Course.




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