Laparoscopy training in METC surgical technologist program
Nov. 19, 2020 - Army, Navy and Air Force Surgical Technologist (ST) students at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) are becoming more familiar with laparoscopic procedures thanks to a curriculum update and new laparoscopic equipment that was added to the surgical training simulators.
METC Combat Medic Program lauded for exceptional teamwork
Oct. 19, 2020 - The Medical Education and Training Campus Combat Medical Specialist Training Program, or CMSTP, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has been recognized for exceptional teamwork by an integrated group of military and civilian team members focused on excellence in support of Army Medicine.
METC radiology instructor saves car crash victim
Aug. 27, 2020 - According to Staff Sgt. Karrie Prescott, her medical training helped with knowing the steps for CPR and how to check responsiveness and breathing. She may also use this experience as a teaching moment for her students.
METC celebrates 10 years training enlisted medical force
June 2, 2020 - When the Department of Defense’s 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission directed nearly all enlisted medical training be co-located at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, it may have unknowingly changed the landscape of enlisted medical training for the foreseeable future.
Respiratory therapy students complete clinical training at METC
April 30, 2020 - Respiratory therapists the world over have been called to the frontlines in the battle against the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Preparing to join the fight are 27 military respiratory therapists students in class 19-015 who graduate training May 7.