Corpsmen, nurses take to the sky, treat fallen Marines

  1. Corpsmen, nurses take to the sky, treat fallen Marines

    More than 40 corpsmen and nurses from units all over Okinawa spent Sept. 26-28 learning about the En Route Care System (ERCS) during the 26-hour Naval En Route Care (NERC) course.

    The course, approved in January by Marine Corps Combat Development Command, teaches methods of caring for critically wounded Marines who need medical attention during transportation from the point of injury to a medical facility, explained Lt. Cmdr. Tony P. Catanese, assistant director of Medical Lessons Learned, Naval Operations Medical Institute (NOMI), Pensacola, Fla.

    Full Story: http://www.marines.mil/marinelink/mc...7?opendocument
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