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Medical Management of Chemical/ Biological Casualties (MCBC)

The Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties (MCBC) classroom discussion includes the:

  • History and current threat of chemical and biological agent use
  • Characteristics of threat agents
  • Pathophysiology and treatment of agent exposure
  • Principles of field management of threat agent casualties.

IIn the field, attendees practice the principles of personal protection, triage, treatment and decontamination of chemical casualties. During this six-day exercise, attendees learn the capabilities and limitations of Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) when treating casualties in a contaminated environment.

Required for Medical Officers within 3 years of assignment.  Recommended for all Pharmacy, Dental and Environmental Health Officers.  Officers who have previously attended this course through DoD are not required to repeat.

Additional Information:
 Contact the CG-1121 Training Manager for additional information.

An email stating the applicant's desire to attend should be sent to the CG-1121 Training Manager. The request must have the applicants Emplid, unit address, supervisor’s name and signature. Also required in your request is an estimate of travel, per diem costs, registration costs and course dates. 

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Last Modified 1/12/2016