The U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC), Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) is beginning a new initiative to form one of more Combat Casualty Training Consortium (CCTC)
... The amount available for funding for the Fiscal Year 2010 CCTC
is approximately $15.2 million
. One (1) to three (3) awards are anticipated ... Full Proposal Submission Deadline: 24 September 2010 ...
The Combat Casualty Training Consortium
1) conduct research using models and simulation-based systems to replicate the performance of life saving procedures and skills
2) compare models that may be used currently for training and education with that of technology-driven, simulation-based systems and provide detailed gap analysis of differences in training and education effectiveness
3) validate current published peer reviewed metrics and/or evaluation criteria used to
objectively access and score effectiveness of training to actual performance on humans using any model or create new metrics
4) validate and verify the findings, and
5) propose new training curriculumKey Research areas will include:
- TRAUMA HEMORRHAGE SKILLS
- TRAUMA AIRWAY SKILLS
- EMERGENCY MEDICAL SKILLS
Eligible Lead Institutions include not-for-profit, non-profits, public, and private organizations, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, for-profit businesses (small businesses, large corporations for example), and commercial firms (a profit or fee is not allowable on grants or cooperative agreements). Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) are encouraged to submit proposals for review and funding consideration under this announcement.
Read on at: http://www07.grants.gov/search/announce.do;jsessionid=0wSgM8XFcRLGv...
Copy of Request For Proposals (RFP) Attached...