STORM - Operator is a comprehensive sixteen-hour tactical medicine course for non-medical tactical team members. The course provides a student with the skills to successfully conduct self-aid/buddy-aid to a wounded operator and provide initial stabilization of civilian casualties in the absence of credentialed medical providers.
Training includes lifesaving interventions, remote casualty assessment and extraction, medical planning considerations, and force health sustainment measures.
Upon completion of the course, students will be competent to treat life-threatening injuries they or other team members sustain during a tactical event, rapidly extract casualties from a high threat environment, and implement medical measures to enhance the likelihood of mission success for high risk operations. Students that successful complete the course will receive a STORM Operator certificate.