8 paramedics and emergency paramedics were able to complete the training as “Medic in Foreign Operations” with a practical training. In the field, @fire Medics ensure the safety of the response team and care for rescued victims. The training consists of four modules, three of which are completed online. In addition to operational and legal basics, the theory dealt with the medical peculiarities in the disaster area as well as the care of buried patients.
In the final practical training, measures under difficult conditions as well as special skills for foreign deployment were trained. During a mission simulation, the procedures could be trained from the initial measures and the care of the patient in the rubble, through rescue and extended care, to improvised transport. Station training included learning surgical wound care, improvising equipment, trauma care for humans and dogs, and how to use rescue equipment.