First Responder Trainers Symposium

N.B.: The FRT Training has been transformed into a symposium. For more information please contact the Training Branch ( or


To train the trainers (trainer candidates) on NATO regulation procedures regarding medical treatment and evacuation in a multinational environment. To promote interoperability and common understanding. To understand national techniques, procedures and equipment. To advise on education methodology. Exchange of national / multinational lessons (sharing best practice) in the field of first aid provision from NATO operational deployments.

Target Population:

Military Officers, Warrant Officers and Senior NCOs or civilian equivalents of any service, involved in training of non medical first responder.


Language proficiency: English according to STANAG 6001 (listening/speaking/reading/writing)

Computer skills: N/A

Other pre-requisites:

• to be a first responder trainer in national environment

• to have operational experience

Instructional Components:

• Day 1: NATO medical treatment and evacuation; Introduction of national FRT including equipment;

• Day 2: Emergency bandage; Psychological aspects of FR; Psychological workshop; Training and education methodology including simulation; Skill teaching / 4 stages method; Simulation Workshop

• Day 3: Legal and ethical aspects of training of self/buddy aid and combat life savers; Common First Responders mistakes; Summary of the National Training curricula and NATO proposal for minimum content of a FR training; Workshop - National field best practices; First Responder Equipment availability; TTE - Communication in the field - 9 liner, Patient Evacuation Coordinating Centre (PECC); Contribute to NATO Clinical Tactical Lessons Learned Database

Learning Objectives:

• LO 1: to familiarize participants on latest developments and approved procedures within NATO's treatment and medical evacuation procedures and techniques (triage; use of tourniquets, 9 liner MEDEVAC request etc.)

• LO 2: to enhance participants with the latest education methodologies including simulation capabilities

• LO 3: to share best practices and contribute to NATO Clinical Tactical Lessons Learned Database

NATO Standards and Doctrines:

(1) AJP 4.10(A) – (STANAG 2228) NATO Joint Medical Support Doctrine

(2) STANAG 2122 – Requirement for Training in First-Aid, Emergency Care in combat situations and basic hygiene for all military personnel

(3) STANAG 2126 – First-Aid dressings, Fist Aid kits and Emergency Medical Care Kits

(4) STANAG 2549 – Training requirements for health care personnel in international missions AMedP-17

(5) STANAG 2358 – First-Aid and Hygiene Training in a CBRN or TIH environment

(6) STANAG 2871 – First-Aid materiel for chemical injuries

(7) AD 83-1 – Medical Support to Operations


For registration please contact NATO MILMED COE Training Branch Course Admin at or in case of any further assistance please do not hesitate to call +36 883 0132.

MILMED COE courses are also available via the NATO ePRIME system; students from NATO partner nations can get reimbursed up to 100%.



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