Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman Shipboard Refresher Training Course

 The Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman (NEC 8425) Shipboard Refresher Training Course is to provide enroute refresher training to Independent Duty Corpsman who are rotating to sea duty or specified isolated duty stations independent of a medical officer after completion of shore duty. This course will introduce the student to shipboard medical/dental administration; patient care, AMAL/ADAL and inventories; shipboard sanitation and potable water testing; SNAP Automated Medical Systems, Women at Sea program, Pest management, Basic laboratory, and mental health evaluations.

 The course is open to HM E-5 through E-9 who are transferring to a ship or Sea duty.

Location: This course is offered at Surface Warfare Medicine Institute, San Diego, CA & Portsmouth, VA

Schedule: Offered every other month. REFTRA Schedule

Seats: Maximum class size is 10 students.

Registration: Most students will be ordered to attend enroute to a shipboard assignment. Others may be sent by Chain of Command(COC) after arrival aboard. To confirm a seat in the course the member or member's COC should contact Quota Control or member's detailer. For registration assistance please contact the SWMI Fleet Training Officer: usn.san-diego.navmetotcswmica.mbx.fleet-training@mail.mil.

Security Classification: Unclassified

Course Length: 15 training days

CIN# B-300-0033 CDP# 05E8

STU UIC: 41758

Curriculum Authority: Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Reference BUMEDINST 1500.22

Quota Control: Surface Warfare Medicine Institute

Primary Mode of Instruction: Group-paced; shipboard tours

Required NKO Courses: The below NKO courses are required to be completed prior to completion of SFIDC Refresher Training.

  • Heat Stress Afloat (Course ID: NMETC-HAS-001)
  • Hearing Conservation (Course ID: 14995)
  • Health Aspects of Marine Sanitation Devices (Course ID: NMETC-HAMSD-1.0)
  • Potable Water: Water Sanitation Afloat (Course ID: NMETC-WSA-010)
  • Food Safety And Food Service Sanitation(Part 1) (Course ID: scol12_5142d9d6)
  • Food Safety and Food Service Sanitation(Part 2) (Course ID: scol12_2880d9d6)
  • Food Safety and Food Service Sanitation(Part 3) (Course ID: scol12_9ea3d9d3)
  • 3-M Maintenance Person Basic/Core (Course ID: CSS-3MBC-001)
  • 3-M Basics (Course ID: CSS-Basic-001)
  • 3-M Safety (Course ID: CSS-Safety-001

Below is the list of the courses and training the student will receive. If you have completed any of these courses within one year prior to attending SFIDC Refresher Training, contact SWMI Fleet Training Officer: usn.san-diego.navmetotcswmica.mbx.fleet-training@mail.mil.

  1. CPR Instructor
  2. Food Safety and Pest Management Course at NEPMU (3 days)
  3. MILVAX
  4. SAMS Training
  5. Mental Health
  6. CSIB Refresher
  7. Shipboard Medical Training
  8. Laboratory Refresher
  9. OB/GYN and Dental Refresher
  10. OB/GYN and Dental Clinical Time
  11. Shipboart time with an IDC

REFTRA Course East Portsmouth/Norfolk, VA & West San Diego, CA

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FY 17 (Begins 01 October 2016)
East Portsmouth, VA West San Diego, CA
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
17010 10/03/16 10/21/16
17020 12/05/16 12/23/16
17030 02/06/17 02/24/17
17040 04/03/17 04/21/17
17050 06/05/17 06/23/17
17060 08/07/17 08/25/17
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
17010 10/03/16 10/21/16
17020 12/05/16 12/23/16
17030 02/06/17 02/24/17
17040 04/03/17 04/21/17
17050 06/05/17 06/23/17
17060 08/07/17 08/25/17

FY 18 (Begins 01 October 2017)
East Portsmouth, VA West San Diego, CA
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
18010 10/30/17 11/17/17
18020 01/08/18 01/29/18
18030 03/05/18 03/23/18
18040 04/30/18 05/18/18
18050 07/09/18 07/27/18
18060 09/10/18 09/28/18
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
18010 10/02/17 10/23/17
18020 11/27/17 12/15/17
18030 02/05/18 02/26/18
18040 04/02/18 04/20/18
18050 06/04/18 06/22/18
18060 08/06/18 08/24/18

FY 19 (Begins 01 October 2018)
East Portsmouth, VA West San Diego, CA
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
19010 10/29/18 11/19/18
19020 01/07/19 01/28/19
19030 03/04/19 03/22/19
19040 04/29/19 05/17/19
19050 07/08/19 07/26/19
19060 09/09/19 09/27/19
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
19010 10/01/18 10/22/18
19020 11/26/18 12/14/18
19030 02/04/19 02/25/19
19040 04/01/19 04/19/19
19050 06/03/19 06/21/19
19060 08/05/19 08/23/19