INTERNET1.gif
  Home     Media Contacts     Links     Sitemap     MRMC globe4.gif     MEDCOM globe4.gif     Army globe4.gif     AKO globe4.gif     CTC globe4.gif     FAQ          
                                                                                                                                                               
HOME>>Other Programs and Services>>WRAIR-GEIS OCID Saturday, September 20 2014

Skip Navigation Links
WRAIR-GEIS OCID
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) & DoD Global Emerging Infectious Surveillance and Responses Systems (GEIS)
Operational Clinical Infectious Disease (OCID) Course
(Formerly known as the Tropical Medicine Course)
Welcome

The WRAIR-GEIS OCID is designed to improve medical providers’ ability to identify, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases of significance to deploying and re-deploying U.S. Service Members and those of U.S. National strategic interest.

Courses are offered within the WRAIR (Long Course - 5 Days) and at the host unit (Short/Mobile Course - 3 Days). The long course is designed to “train the trainer” targeting physicians, nurses, physician extenders, and trainers of medics. The mobile course is designed to expand access to the curriculum to medics and front line, first responder personnel. The long course differs from the mobile course in the breadth and depth of the lectures and extensiveness of the hands on practical experience. Both courses facilitate acquisition of CME credits in a fiscally and travel-constrained environment. The OCID brings together the operational, military treatment facility, R&D countermeasure development, and biosurveillance communities in an intimate classroom setting facilitating development of enduring professional relationships and supporting a whole of government approach to meet medical education needs.

The WRAIR-GEIS OCID educational initiative saves lives by improving the delivery of health care and increasing the fund of knowledge of “soldier-provider-biosurveillance sentinels” who deploy to austere environments and may be the first reporters of emerging or re-emerging infectious disease threats.


       Class1     class2     class3

Last Modified Date: 19-Sep-2014



This Web site provides an introduction to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and contains official Government information. Its use is intended for members of the general public, news media and Army Medical Department beneficiaries.
Please address questions or concerns about this website to the Public Affairs Office via e-mail or by telephone at 301-319-9471.