Surface Force Medical Indoctrination Course(SFMIC)

 The Surface Warfare Medical Indoctrination Course is designed to orient medical enlisted personnel in the duties and responsibilities of assignments to components of the Naval Surface Force. This course will introduce the student to shipboard medical/dental administration, triage, treatment and transport of combat casualties, AMAL/ADAL and inventories, shipboard sanitation and potable water testing, Heat Stress and Hearing Conservation Programs, and the SNAP Automated Medical System (SAMS).

 The course is open to HM E-1 through E-8 without prior sea duty experience. This course is NOT intended for Independent Duty Corpsmen or personnel with prior sea duty.

LOCATION: This course is offered at Surface Warfare Medical Institute, San Diego, CA.

SCHEDULE: Offered one week out of each month with the exception of December.

SFMIC West San Diego, CA Schedule
SFMIC East Portsmouth, VA Schedule

SFMIC East Portsmouth, VA

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FY 17 (Begins 01 October 2016)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
17010 10/03/16 10/07/16
17020 10/31/16 11/4/16
17030 12/05/16 12/09/16
17040 01/09/17 01/11/17
17050 02/06/17 02/10/17
17060 03/06/17 03/10/17
17070 04/03/17 04/07/17>
17080 05/01/17 05/05/17
17090 06/12/17 06/16/17
17100 07/10/17 07/14/17
17110 08/07/17 08/11/17
17120 09/11/17 09/15/17
FY 18 (Begins 01 October 2017)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
18010 10/02/17 10/06/17
18020 11/06/17 11/10/17
18030 12/04/17 12/08/17
18040 01/08/18 01/12/18
18050 02/05/18 02/09/18
18060 03/05/18 03/09/18
18070 04/02/18 04/06/18
18080 05/07/18 05/11/18
18090 06/04/18 06/18/18
18100 07/09/18 07/13/18
18110 08/06/18 08/10/18
18120 09/10/18 09/14/18
FY 19 (Begins 01 October 2018)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
19010 10/01/18 10/05/18
19020 11/05/18 11/09/18
19030 12/03/19 12/07/19
19040 01/07/19 01/11/19
19050 02/04/19 02/08/19
19060 03/04/19 03/08/19
19070 04/01/19 04/05/19
19080 05/06/19 05/10/19
19090 06/03/19 06/07/19
19100 07/08/19 07/12/19

SFMIC West San Diego, CA

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FY 17 (Begins 01 October 2016)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
17010 10/03/16 10/07/16
17020 01/23/17 01/27/17
17030 02/06/17 02/10/17
17040 04/03/17 04/07/17
17050 06/05/17 06/09/17
17060 07/10/17 07/14/17
17070 08/07/17 08/11/17
FY 18 (Begins 01 October 2017)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
18010 10/16/17 10/20/17
18020 12/04/17 12/08/17
18030 02/05/18 02/09/18
18040 04/09/18 04/13/18
18050 06/04/18 06/08/18
18060 08/06/18 08/10/18
FY 19 (Begins 01 October 2018)
CLASS CONVENE GRADUATE
19010 10/1/18 10/05/18
19020 12/03/18 12/07/18
19030 02/04/19 02/08/19
19040 04/08/19 04/12/19
19050 06/03/19 06/07/19
19060 08/05/19 08/09/19

SEATS: Maximum class size is 25 students.

REGISTRATION: Most students will be ordered to attend en-route 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 SFMIC POC CPO Eduardo Magpayo or CPO Benjamin Carrido at usn.san-diego.navmedotcswmica.mesg.swmi-babydoc-poc@mail.mil or by phone at (619) 532-5109 or (619) 532-5110.

  • SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified
  • COURSE LENGTH: 5 training days
  • CIN#: B-300-1000
  • CDP: 05E7
  • STU UIC: 41758

CURRICULUM AUTHORITY: Bureau of Medicin and Surgery, Reference BUMEDINST 1500.22

QUOTA CONTROL: Surface Warfare Medical Institute

PRIMARY MODE OF INSTRUCTION: Group-Paced; Shipboard Tour(s)

PREREQUISITES The following NKO Courses need to be completed prior to class convening. Download

  • 3-M Maintenance Person Basic/Core(CSS-3MBC-001-1.0)

    Description 3-M Maintenance Person Basic/Core
    Objectives To prepare a prospective maintenance person for qualification via Personnel Qualification Standard and Unit level test.
    Duration 1
    Prerequisite Courses None
    CEU's 0
    Notes Once all scoreable items have been accessed at least once, DO NOT exit the course prior to ensuring it is complete and all scoreable items have been passed. The course will complete upon exiting and move to "My Transcripts". All remaining attempts at scoreable items are then forfeited. Scoreable items can only be taken for "review purposes" through "My Transcripts" "Review Only". To attempt to complete the course learners must re-enroll in the course and take it again. NO CREDIT can be given for a course that was completed, or an assessment/tests that was taken, while in "Review Only".
  • Food Safety and Food Service Sanitation(CSS-FSFSS-010-1.0)

    Description Food Safety and Food Service Sanitation
    Objectives None Entered
    Duration 8
    Prerequisite Coureses None Entered
    CEU's 0
    Notes None Entered
  • Water Sanitation Afloat(NMCPHC-WSA-1.0)

    Description This course provides information for the safe and proper potable water handling procedures for United States Naval Ships. Basic principles are covered to help prevent water-borne disease outbreaks. All personnel concerned with loading, treatment, storage, distribution, and medical surveillance of drinking water should be familiar with current applicable naval instructions and directives, including NAVMED P-5010-6 WATER SUPPLY AFLOAT.
    Objectives None Entered
    Duration 1
    Prerequisite Coureses None Entered
    CEU's 0
    Notes None Entered
  • Health Aspects of Marine Sanitation Devices(NMCPHC-HAMSD-1.0)

    Description This course provides shipboard medical and engineering personnel with knowledge of health threats and hazards associated with marine sanitation devices (MSDs). Topics include the design, operation, health hazards, and surveillance of MSDs. Also, clean up and disinfection of sewage spills, required personal protective equipment and safety precautions.
    Objectives Provide shipboard medial and engineering personnel with knowledge of health threats and hazards associated with marine sanitation devices.
    Duration 2
    Prerequisite Coureses None Entered
    CEU's 0
    Notes None Entered
  • Hearing Conservation(NMCPHC-HC-1.0)

    Description This course introduces the Hearing Conservation Program(HCP) instituted by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). It encompasses standards on hearing conservation, various types and causes of hearing problems, determination of noise levels and types of protective equipment.
    Objectives Identify features of occupational noise exposure, types of problems caused by occupational noise exposure and protective measures to counter hearing loss, as well as features of workplace monitoring and employee evaluation methods.
    Duration 1
    Prerequisite Coureses None Entered
    CEU's 0
    Notes None Entered
  • Heat Stress Afloat(NMCPHC-HSA-1.0)

    Description Heat Stress Afloat
    Objectives None Entered
    Duration 1
    Prerequisite Coureses None Entered
    CEU's 0
    Notes None Entered