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68W - HEALTH CARE SPECIALIST
Emergency Medical Technicians
 
 

About Us
U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Office supports all 68Ws and Army sponsored EMS training sites worldwide.

 

Mission
U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Division is the AMEDDC&S office assigned as the TSG`s execution agency for 68W MOS oversight and is the appointed NRREMT regulatory agency that provides site codes and quality assurance oversight.

 

Vision
To be the foundation on which the Army`s Combat Medics can remain medically proficient and technically competent.

 

Responsibilities
Recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), as the State EMS office for the United States Army. These functions include
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  • Provides central governance for the entire 68W EMT Combat Medic recertification and validation structure
  • Responsible for the validation of training site codes, 68W continuing education and conducting QI/QA in conjunction with approved AMEDD 68W / EMT-B sanctioned recertification training programs
  • Issuance of EMT site codes for Army EMS Training Sites to include those in use at the power projection platforms used for mobilization. Accreditation, quality assurance, and regulation of approved sites to include regular EMT training site visits.
  • Serves as the AMEDD Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) program proponent office; Provides liaison and SME support for the Medical Simulation Training Centers supporting 68W`s and non-medical soldiers for all three components of the Army.
  • Conducts criminal background investigations in conjunction with Ft. Sam Houston`s JAG office. These are done for initial NREMT registrants and re-registrants with any questionable criminal histories include IET and permanent party soldiers.
  • Investigates allegations of misconduct against certified EMS personnel within its regulatory control to include Army GS EMT`s in the performance of dutiesCoordinates required program updates for MODS, 68W Module, and Program Manager. Manage the 68W Website.
  • The decision authority that grants personnel permission to take an NREMT exam, including those with a felony history.
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Vision

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External Links
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68W AKO Website
(AKO Accessed)

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U.S. Army EMS Training Portal

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68W MODS Tracking System

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68W Policy & Procedures
(AKO accessed)

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Medical Operational Data System (MODS)

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National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) 

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Contact Us
Office: (210) 221-0837 | DSN: 471-0837
Fax: (210) 221-2704

Department of the Army
U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Division
2450 Stanley Rd
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 -7517





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