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Directorate of Training and Doctrine Public Webpage

The Directorate of Training and Doctrine (DoTD) is the responsible agent for the development of individual and collective Army Medicine life-cycle resident and sustainment education and training programs, courses, and products for the Medical Center of Excellence in accordance with the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). DoTD also serves as the Combat Developer for Training Aids, Devices, Simulations, and Simulators (TADSS).

This website resource is intended to be a "one-stop" point of reference for all training and doctrine information related to the Army Medicine. If you are unable to locate information that you are seeking, please feel free to contact us.

Contact Information
Email

usarmy.jbsa.medcom-ameddcs.mbx.curriculum-development-department@mail.mil

Phone

DSN: 471-0077
Commercial: (210) 221-0077

Mailing Address

Directorate of Training and Doctrine
3599 Winfield Scott Rd, Ste B0204,
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-4669

Are you looking for training products for a specific job? By default, the card references below will link to all training products related to Army Medicine. To see training products for a specific job, simply select the job from the drop-down menu, then click on the desired training product.

  • Individual Tasks

    A clearly defined and measurable activity accomplished by individuals. An individual task must be produced using the construct of action, condition(s), and standard(s) to ensure the task can be assessed against established performance standards that are observable, measurable, and achievable. It is the lowest behavioral level in a job that is performed for its own sake.

  • Individual Critical Task List

    The list of critical tasks that job incumbents must perform to successfully accomplish their mission and duties. ICTL includes information that directs in which OISD domain the individual task will be taught, its skill level, and its frequency for instruction.

  • Collective Task

    A clearly defined, discrete, observable and measurable activity or action which requires organized team or unit performance and leads to accomplishment of the task to a defined standard. A collective task describes the performance of a group of Soldiers in the field under actual operational conditions, and contributes directly to mission accomplishment.

  • Training Support Package (TSP)

    A complete, exportable package integrating training products, materials, and/or information necessary to train one or more tasks or competencies. The contents will vary depending on the training site and user. A TSP for collective training is a package that can be used to train critical collective and supporting critical individual tasks (including leader and battle staff). (TP 350-70-14)

  • Common Core TSP

    A complete, exportable package integrating training products, materials, and/or information necessary to train one or more common core tasks or competencies. Common core tasks are the combination of common military tasks, common leader, and directed or mandated tasks for specific courses, grade levels, or organizational levels regardless of branch or career management field or program.

  • Common Core TSP Test

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • Soldier Training Publications (STP)

    A training publication that contains critical tasks and other information used to train all Army Soldiers to the same standards. It provides guidance on the conduct of individual Soldier training in the unit and aids all Soldiers in the training of critical tasks.

  • Training Circulars

    A publication (paper or computer-based) that provides a means to distribute training information that does not fit standard requirements for other established types of training publications.

  • Special Texts

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • Course Materials

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • Graphic Training Aid (GTA)

    A product created to enable trainers to conduct and sustain task-based training in lieu of using extensive printed material or expensive equipment. GTAs may also increase performance during on-the-job training or as job aids.

  • System Training Plan (STRAP)

    The master training plan and training tool for a new or modified system. It is prepared to support a Training Support System (TSS) that meets the training requirements of the warfighter. It outlines the development of the total training concept, strategy, and TSS estimates for integrating the system or family of systems (FoS) into the operational, institutional, and self-development domains.

  • The Army Training System (TATS)

    A TATS course is a single course designed to train all Soldiers to the same standards and critical tasks within the Army. It includes MOS-T ASI, SQI, Army leadership, functional, and professional development courses. Method of presentation delivery modes and learning environment conditions may vary in accordance with TR 350-70.

Distributed Learning Courses
Course Title Target Audience Training Type Course Type ATRRS School Code Course Length (Hrs) Enrollment Instructions Course Scope Special Information
Course Title Target Audience Training Type Course Type ATRRS School Code Course Length (Hrs) Enrollment Instructions Course Scope Special Information

Are you looking for training information for a specific unit type? By default, the card references below will link to all training information related to Army Medicine units. To see training references for a specific unit type, simply select the unit from the drop-down menu, then click on the desired reference.

  • CATS - Combined Arms Training Strategy

    CATS are the Army’s overarching strategies for training the force. The basis of the CATS program is a series of proponent-developed unit strategies describing recommended training events, frequencies, and resources required to train to standard. CATS are descriptive unit training strategies that suggest a path for a unit to achieve and sustain training proficiency. The CATS identify recommended training strategies that include associated collective tasks, training events, and the major resources to train.

  • METL - Mission Essential Task List

    A mission-essential task is a collective task on which an organization trains to be proficient in its designed capabilities or assigned mission. A mission-essential task list is a tailored group of mission-essential tasks.

The following card references below are links to unit level training products that are hosted on the Central Army Repository (CAR). They are not categorized by unit type, so the drop-down search option in the above section does not apply here. However, you may find information relevant to your unit training needs in these resources.

  • Collective Task

    A clearly defined, discrete, observable and measurable activity or action which requires organized team or unit performance and leads to accomplishment of the task to a defined standard. A collective task describes the performance of a group of Soldiers in the field under actual operational conditions, and contributes directly to mission accomplishment.

  • Army Techniques Publication (ATP)

    Army Techniques Publications are one element of the overarching doctrine hierarchy of Army Doctrine Publications (ADPs), Army Doctrine Reference Publications (ADRPs), Field Manuals (FMs), and then Army Techniques Publications (ATPs) as the most focused of the doctrine publications. Each publication type targets a more narrowly focused topic providing a clear hierarchy.

  • Miscellaneous Publications

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • Special Texts

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • System Training Plan (STRAP)

    The master training plan and training tool for a new or modified system. It is prepared to support a Training Support System (TSS) that meets the training requirements of the warfighter. It outlines the development of the total training concept, strategy, and TSS estimates for integrating the system or family of systems (FoS) into the operational, institutional, and self-development domains.

  • Training Circulars

    A publication (paper or computer-based) that provides a means to distribute training information that does not fit standard requirements for other established types of training publications.

Training development resources available through the Directorate of Training and Doctrine (DoTD).

  • Learning Technology Division - LTD

    The MEDCoE Learning Technology Division (LTD) provides a support center for Army Medicine distributed learning (DL), leveraging instructional technology to support the training and education of AMEDD’s premier medical force. LTD provides support, guidance, and expertise to ensure the successful integration of DL within Army Medicine education and training. This support includes coordinating and managing DL products and services to reduce training costs, while simultaneously improving processes, access, and DL product quality.

  • MEDCoE Visual Information Division - MEDVID

    The MEDCoE Visual Information Division (MEDVID) provides instructional video production products and services in support of MEDCOM DL training requirements and produces other types of visual information products such as documentaries, internal marketing videos, public service announcements, historical events, etc. Ensures programs and products reflect sound practices and capitalize on state of the art technology.

    Please submit all MEDVID requests for information, via email to usarmy.jbsa.medical-coe.mbx.medvid@mail.mil.

Doctrine resources specifically related to the conduct of training.

  • ADP 7-0: Training Units and Developing Leaders

    Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, establishes the Army’s doctrine for training units and developing leaders for unified land operations.

  • FM 7-0: Train to Win in a Complex World

    Field Manual 7-0 explains Army training strategies and new initiatives for assessing Army training readiness.

Equipment resources supporting training.

  • Training Aids, Devices, Simulatiors, and Simulations - TADSS

    Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, and Simulations (TADSS) is a general term that includes training instrumentation; Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES); battle simulations; targetry; training-unique ammunition; dummy, drill, and inert munitions; casualty assessment systems; training aids; and other training support devices.

Systems supporting the requirements, delivery, tracking, and management of training.

  • Digital Training Management System - DTMS

    DTMS compiles collective and individual tasks, weapons qualifications, Army Physical Fitness Tests (APFT), AR 350-1 mandatory training and deployment tasks.

  • Central Army Registry - CAR

    The Central Army Registry (CAR) is a registry of training products that is accessible worldwide on the internet. Training products include: Army Traing Publications, Common Core TSP Tests, Common Core Training Support Packages, Course Materials, Collective Tasks, Graphic Training Aides, Individual Critical Task Lists, Individual Tasks, Special Texts, Soldier Training Publications, System Training Plans, Total Army Training Systems, Training Circulars, Training Support Packages, and Miscellaneous Publications.

  • Army Training Requirements and Resource System - ATRRS

    The Army Training Requirements and Resource System (ATRRS) is used to establish Total Army individual institutional training requirements and resources needed to man the Army, build personnel and operational unit readiness, and grow Army leaders.

    ATRRS is the starting point for locating and registering for Army Medicine courses. To search for Army Medicine specific courses in ATRRS, use the school codes provided below.

    081 – AMEDD CTR & SCHOOL, FSH, TX
    082 – NCO ACADEMY – AC&S, FSH, TX
    555 – AMEDD DISTRIBUTED LEARNING
    772 – JOINT WARGIGHTER CENTER (JKO)
    871 – USASAM SCH OF AVN MED, FT RUCKER
    877 – USAMRIID, FT DETRICK
    878 – ARMY INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
    879 – USAMRICD, ABERDEEN PG

  • Medical Interagency Satellite Training - MIST

    The Medical Interagency Satellite Training is an interactive television network providing one-way video and two-way audio communication. Programming ranges from immunization, pan flu planning, emergency response or the latest medical techniques.

  • Army Learning Management System - ALMS

    The Army Learning Management System (ALMS) hosts a variety of medical prerequisite training, sustainment training, self-development courseware, and mandatory training.

  • Army Enterprise Lifelong Learning Center - ELLC

    Description/Definition of product goes here.

  • Joint Knowledge Online - JKO

    Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) provides relevant, timely, and global access to joint knowledge across the joint learning continuum, supporting operational forces and Military Health Services (MHS).

  • Relias

    Relias is the MEDCOM enterprise solution for providing medical continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) courses for 18 clinical professions and the assignment and reporting of medical treatment facility mandatory training requirements.

    Download the Relias Org ID list document to locate your organization ID, which will be used to log into Relias.
    View the Relias Org ID List Document

Army doctrine is published in an overarching doctrine hierarchy of Army Doctrine Publications (ADPs), Army Doctrine Reference Publications (ADRPs), Field Manuals (FMs), and Army Techniques Publications (ATPs); each publication type targeting a more narrowly focused topic, getting more and more detail about any given topic as one topic progresses from Army doctrine publications to Army doctrine reference publication, through field manuals, to specific topics in Army techniques publications.

The DoTD Doctrine Literature Division (DLD) serves as the proponent and preparing agency for MEDCoE doctrine in accordance with TRADOC Regulation 25-36, The TRADOC Doctrine Publication Program. The DLD initiates, develops, coordinates, and prepares Army Health System doctrine for the MEDCoE, Joint, multi-service, and multinational doctrinal programs. The DLD develops, revises, and prepares Training Circulars, Soldier`s Training Publications, and coordinates the development of medical materials use in the Soldier`s Manual of Common Tasks.

  • Army Publishing Directorate - APD

    The Army Publishing Directorate (APD) is the Army’s centralized departmental publishing organization in support of readiness. APD manages, authenticates, indexes, sustains, procures printing, distributes publications, forms, and digital media.

  • ADP - Army Doctrine Publication

    Army doctrine publications (known as ADPs) contain the fundamental principles by which operating forces and elements of the generating force that directly support operations guide their actions in support of national objectives. An Army doctrine publication provides the intellectual underpinnings of how the Army operates as a force.

  • ADRP - Army Doctrine Reference Publication

    When necessary, an Army doctrine publication has a corresponding Army doctrine reference publication (known as ADRPs) that provides a more detailed explanation of the principles contained in the related Army doctrine publication.

  • ATP - Army Techniques Publication

    Army techniques publications (known as ATPs) contain techniques. These publications fully integrate, nest, and comply with the doctrine contained in Army doctrine publications, Army doctrine reference publications, and field manuals.

  • FM - Field Manuals

    Field manuals (known as FMs) contain principles, tactics, procedures, and other doctrinal information. They describe how the Army and its organizations conduct and train for operations. Field manuals describe how the Army executes operations described in the Army doctrine publications. They fully integrate and comply with the doctrine in the Army doctrine publications and Army doctrine reference publications.

The Lessons Learned Branch collects and analyzes issues, lessons, and best practices from major operations and training exercises conducted by the operating forces; collaborates with medical subject matter experts to identify DOTMLPF gaps and potential solutions; and disseminates lessons and best practices with the Army and the Army Medical community of practice to optimize unit and Soldier performance and effectiveness.

Please submit all questions or requests, regarding Army Medicine Lessons Learned, via email to usarmy.jbsa.medical-coe.list.amedd-lessons-learned@mail.mil or through our website.

  • MEDCoE Lessons Learned Website

    The MEDCoE Lessons Learned website hosts Army Medicine specific After Action Reports (AAR), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Techniques Tactics and Procedures (TTP), and other reference materials.

  • MEDCoE Lessons Learned milBook Page

    The MEDCoE Lessons Learned site for Army Medicine specific lessons learned news, updates, and requests for information.

  • Center for Army Lessons Learned - CALL

    The Center for Army Lessons Learned is the Army`s daily focal point for adaptive learning based on lessons and best practices from the total force and provides timely and relevant knowledge to the warfighter and our unified action partners.

  • Joint Lessons Learned Information System - JLLIS

    Joint Lessons Learned Information System (JLLIS) supports the implementation of the Chairman`s Joint Lessons Learned Program (JLLP) and facilitates the collection, tracking, management, sharing, collaborative resolution and dissemination of lessons learned.

    Requires site registration. When registering, ensure that the Organization selected is Army >> TRADOC >> Medical Center of Excellence.

The following news publications are produced by the Borden Institue, at the US Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE).

  • AMEDD Journal

    The Army Medical Department Journal provides a forum for the presentation and exchange of the most current, high level healthcare, clinical, and medical research information, as well as medically related combat experiences and military doctrine development ideas and proposals.

  • Medical Soldiers Outlook

    The Medical Soldiers Outlook is a quarterly enlisted training information newsletter publication that provides current information on resident and nonresident training courses, educational opportunities, doctrine revisions, and medical MOS changes and updates.