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Health Promotions Newsletter: Jan-Mar 2017

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Wright-Patterson Clinic MTF News

  • Virtual training platform maintains, improves military surgeon’s skills

    It is vital for medical Airmen to continuously maintain and improve their skills. To access more training opportunities, military surgeons are looking to virtual training platforms. The Air Force is working with sister services to study a virtual training platform called Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills, or C-SATS. C-SATS provides specialized training for surgeons to further improve their specialized skills.
  • February is American Heart Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The heart has always been a source of mystery. The Greeks
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • 88th Medical Group Kittyhawk Pharmacy to Offer New Service Hours

    Beginning Monday, Feb. 4, the 88th Medical Group Kittyhawk Pharmacy lobby will open for full
  • Beating the Holiday Blues

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON Air Force Base, Ohio- With the holiday season in full swing it can be difficult to
  • Mental health providers, leadership partner for deployment resiliency, readiness

    Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
  • New Kittyhawk pharmacy opens

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The new Kittyhawk pharmacy officially opened for business
  • November is “Mustache Movember” for men’s health awareness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Movember is an annual event of growing mustaches during the
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.
  • Robotics key to medical Airmen recruitment, retention, readiness

    With surgical robots becoming the standard of care across many specialties, the Air Force Medical Service is keeping up with the latest advancements to provide the best patient care and maintain Airman readiness.
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