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Joint Base San Antonio
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METC neurodiagnostic technologist trainees learn about brain disorders, care
April 19, 2021
— Neurodiagnostic Week, which takes place April 18-24, is an annual campaign that serves to bring attention to and acknowledge the efforts of neurodiagnostic professionals around the world. This year, in particular, has been particularly challenging with the Coronavirus pandemic, as neurodiagnostic technologists, or NDT, face additional challenges while remaining committed to providing a high level of patient care. ...
Helping patients accomplish daily life tasks goal of METC occupational therapy assistant training
April 6, 2021
— Occupational therapists often work with people with disabilities, injuries, and mental illnesses to help get patients back on track to their everyday lives, from learning to walk to strength recovery, among other daily tasks...
National Nutrition Month: Nutrition therapists train at METC
March 18, 2021
— National Nutrition Month, observed during the month of March, focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits along with physical activity. Being that health and fitness are synonymous with force readiness, it’s no surprise that nutrition plays an important role in the military...
Laparoscopy is new standard in METC surgical tech training
November 20, 2020
— Army, Navy and Air Force surgical technologist students at the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are becoming more familiar with laparoscopic procedures thanks to a curriculum update and new laparoscopic equipment that was added to the surgical training simulators...
MEDCoE, METC earn Wolf Pack award
November 19, 2020
— The Medical Education and Training Campus Combat Medic Specialist Training Program, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Video Team, and the MEDCoE Learning Systems Branch received the third quarter fiscal year 2020 Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award at an award ceremony held Nov. 9 at the Blesse Auditorium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
METC Combat Medic Program lauded for exceptional teamwork
October 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
August 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 cytotechnologist program closes its doors
August 3, 2020
— After 53 years of training cytotechnologists, the Medical Education and Training Campus cytotechnologist program will be eliminated...
Local Navy technicians gain practical experience from COVID-19 maintenance backlog
June 10, 2020
— The Naval Medical Research Unit-San Antonio, or NAMRU-SA, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, is giving some graduates of the Navy Medicine Training Support Center Biomedical Equipment Technician School, or BMET, practical experience that attacks one of COVID-19’s side effects, a maintenance backlog...
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...
METC dean wins American Academy of Physician’s Assistants Military Service Award
May 14, 2020
— From the time he was a young private on his first duty assignment as a combat medic, Army Col. Richard Villarreal, dean of academics for the Medical Education and Training Campus on JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, aspired to do more in the healthcare field to help others...
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...
METC mission vital to force readiness, COVID-19 response
April 14, 2020
— While military and civilian healthcare workers around the globe do their part in the fight against COVID-19, the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC, is preparing the future enlisted medical force to provide critical support to these frontline providers...
METC combat medic training unveils new EMT sim labs
March 3, 2020
— Emergency medical technician, or EMT, training is an integral part of the Department of Combat Medic Training program at the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC...
METC instructor lauded for his efforts in saving the life of a gunshot victim
February 7, 2020
— A medical instructor at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is being lauded for his efforts in helping to save the life of a gunshot victim last summer...
Local Sailor honored at Angels of the Battlefield Awards Gala
November 6, 2019
— Petty Officer 1st Class Alan P. Aaron, currently assigned as an instructor at the Hospital Corpsman Basic Program at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, was one of two Navy Medicine Sailors honored as 2019 recipients of the Armed Services YMCA Angels of the Battlefield Award in Falls Church, Virginia, Oct. 29...
The art of moulage: METC combat medic manikins simulate realistic wounds
November 4, 2019
— Simulation plays an important role in preparing enlisted medical trainees at the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to respond appropriately when faced with an actual life-or-death situation...
METC instructor selected as trainer for All Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Team
September 20, 2019
— Capt. Kelsey Gebauer, Medical Education and Training Campus Physical Therapist Technician Program instructor at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, will be utilizing her skills as a physical therapist for players on the All Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Team competing at an international tournament in China in October...
Joint Chiefs Chairman’s senior enlisted advisor visits METC
August 2, 2019
— The highest ranking enlisted member in the Department of Defense spent the afternoon at the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC, during a visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 17th...
Navy Medicine commands host San Antonio educators for STEM tour
July 25, 2019
— The Navy Medicine Training Support Center cohosted Bexar County educators for a tour of the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 15...