Photos

The six military and civilian instructors brought years of nursing and emergency medical experience to  train military nurses from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the care of trauma patients, trauma system development and hospital based disaster response systems; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
The DIMO team was given a tour of an Estonian emergency medical facility to gain a better understanding of their host's medical capabilities and how best to instruct their students; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Major Erika Hooper, a Wilford Hall Medical Center Nurse, and Mrs Tracey Cotner Pouncy, a Brooke Army Medical Center nurse, instruct their students how to correctly immobilize a patient before transport during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Trauma Nurse course; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
The Trauma Nurse course director, Col Elizabeth Bridges, and Maj Kim Reed prepare for their next briefing; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Using a Human Patient Simulator, Col Margaret McNeill helps students learn critical patient care during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Trauma Nurse course; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Students examine a human patient simulator used during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Trauma Nurse course.  This patient simulator gives students the opportunity to practice procedures and diagnostic methods on computer-based models and it provides hands-on experience by replicating realistic clinical scenarios; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
DIMO Class photo for Trauma Nurse course; Tartu, Estonia, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Class photo for Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Avian/Pandemic Influenza: Infection Control and Hospital Planning for Pandemic Management course; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Taking a break from teaching duties, DIMO cadre members (L-R) Lt Col Pat Ewings and Col Helen Crouch explore a market; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Medical Director, Col (Dr) John Cinco takes an opportunity to explore/experience the Nepal culture.  Col Cinco was the team lead for DIMO's Avian/Pandemic Influenza: Infection Control and Hospital Planning for Pandemic Management course presented in Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Nepalese medical personnel pose for a picture with Dr Matt Dolan during DIMO's avian/pandemic influenza course; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Nepalese medical personnel practice donning/doffing personal protective equipment to control the spread of infectious pathogens during DIMO's avian/pandemic influenza course; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Lieutenant Colonel (Dr) Pat Ewings instructs Nepalese students how to don/doff personal protective equipment during DIMO's avian/pandemic influenza course; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
DIMO cadre members, Doctor Matt Dolan and Lt Col Pat Ewings, discuss triage of patients during a pandemic event and the protection of medical staff; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Doctor Matt Dolan (Col, USAF retired) speaks with Nepalese students.  DIMO's Avian/Pandemic Influenza: Infection Control and Hospital Planning for Pandemic Management course was created by Dr Dolan, an infectious disease specialist; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Nepalese students attending DIMO's avian/pandemic influenza course included medical personnel from the Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police Organization and civilian medical staff; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Colonel Helen Crouch demonstrates the use of personal protective equipment during DIMO's avian/pandemic influenza course; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Avian/Pandemic Influenza: Infection Control and Hospital Planning for Pandemic Management course provided hospital-based infection control training in preparation for a World Health Organization phase 6 pandemic influenza event for the Nepalese armed/security forces; Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Kathmandu, Nepal - Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) presented Avian/Pandemic Influenza: Infection Control and Hospital Planning for Pandemic Management course, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Class photo, Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Executive Healthcare Resource Management course; Brooks City-Base, TX, April 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)