The instructional design for the Hospital Corpsman Advanced Technical Field (HM-ATF) program courses are group instructed. The program prepares Navy enlisted personnel for Advanced Technical Field training by providing strength and conditioning training combined with a basic medical knowledge of pre-hospital, inpatient and outpatient medical care within the scope of the Hospital Corpsman. Subjects include Basic Life Support (BLS), medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, pre-hospital, and inpatient and outpatient aspects of each body system. Outcome-based practice and safety techniques are emphasized throughout the program. The program consists of lectures, group activities, demonstrations, hands-on instruction and clinical practice. Performance exercises, written examinations, and clinical and practicum are used to assess accumulation and retention of knowledge and skills. Quality assurance and safety techniques have been incorporated into the program administration. Lecture, demonstration, online materials, simulations, and laboratory practice are utilized throughout the program. This program provides graduates with technical skills and knowledge required to achieve entry-level (HM-0000) Basic Hospital Corpsman competencies.