WHINSEC Combat Life Saver tend to injuries
WHINSEC personnel tend to the injuries on the medical simulator manikins as Mexican Navy Partner Nation Instructor, Lt. Nubia A Sanchez watches and evaluates their procedures. (Photo Credit: Milton Mariani Rodriguez) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT BENNING, GA – During the week of Jan 9 – 12 WHINSEC personnel came together for training with Medical Assistance course instructors at the Martin Army Community Hospital Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC). The purpose of the training was to learn / recertify on Combat Life Saver techniques and protocols. Ten instructors took part of the training. Eight students were new to the training, while two were recertifying. The course consists of 40 hours of blended classroom and hands on training given by certified combat medics. The final day, students take a written test, followed by hands-on evaluation.

WHINSEC Combat Life Saver students get ready
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – WHINSEC cadre go through pre-mission checks in preparation for the final, hands-on, evaluation as part of the Combat Life Saver certification. (Photo Credit: Milton Mariani Rodriguez) VIEW ORIGINAL
WHINSEC CLS students perform first aid and medical stabilization
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – WHINSEC personnel tend to the injuries on the medical simulator manikin as part of the final, hands-on evaluation. (Photo Credit: Milton Mariani Rodriguez) VIEW ORIGINAL

Mexican Navy Partner Nation Instructor, Lt. Nubia A Sanchez was one of the instructors facilitating training.

CLS Students put into practice lessons learned.
WHINSEC personnel tend to the injuries on the medical simulator manikin as Mexican Navy Partner Nation Instructor, Lt. Nubia A Sanchez watches and evaluates their procedures. (Photo Credit: Milton Mariani Rodriguez) VIEW ORIGINAL
CLS Students put into practice lessons learned.
WHINSEC personnel tend to the injuries on the medical simulator manikin in order to stabilize and transport to a medical facility. (Photo Credit: Milton Mariani Rodriguez) VIEW ORIGINAL

“The students learned to stabilize a victim under a variety of conditions and prepare them for transport to a base with a medical facility. They become an intermediate step between the buddy-aid basic life support and the advanced life support skills held by the Combat Medics,” commented Sanchez.