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Patient Administration Course


The Patient Administration Course (PAC) is a four week resident training program that provides entry level training in Patient Administration to eligible MSC officers, senior enlisted, and mid-level to senior civilian personnel working in either the managed care or operational environment. Additionally, the subject matter covered is relevant for MSC officers and senior enlisted standing watch as CDO/AOD/OOD. Topics include:
  • Eligibility
  • Patient Movement
  • Health Service Support
  • Medical Boards
  • MED IG 
  • LIMDU SMART
  • Data Quality Management
  • Reserve Personnel Management
  • Civilian Personnel Management
  • DHHQ Site Visit
  • Personnel Management
  • HIPAA
  • Suitability Screening/EFMP
  • Admissions/Dispositions
  • Health Information Management (medical records, coding, data integrity)
  • Decedent Affairs / Inspection of Remains
  • TRICARE
  • TSGLI/FSGLI 
  •  /MRCO  
  • Medical/Legal Issues
  • Trac2es:  Basic User Class  
  • MEDREG

Eligibility

Assignment or projected assignment to a Patient Administration position, operational or in an MTF, in the following grades: MSC active duty 0-1 to 0-3; MSC reserves 0-1 to 0-4; Enlisted E-7 to E-9; and civilian personnel GS-6 to GS-11. XO, OIC or DFA endorsement signature is required on nomination form.
 
TRICARE Fundamentals Online Public Course is no longer required, but is still strongly encouraged:
http://www.tricare.mil/tricareu/CertificationCourses.aspx.
Click on TRICARE Fundamentals Certification Course and register; submit a copy of Completion Certificate via email to the Course Director.
Funding/Billeting
NMPDC provides full funding for Active Duty and GS employees. NMPDC is not authorized to fund rental cars. Active Duty billeting is at a contract hotel with reservations made by NMPDC. SELRES are funded by RESCEN, billeting reservations are made by member; click the appropriate link below for additional information.
 
 
FY18 Course Dates; and Nomination Due Dates
 
Course Title
Course Number
Course Start Date
Course End Date
Nom Due Date
PAC
18-10
22-Jan-18
16-Feb-18
24-Nov-17
PAC
18-20
23-Apr-18
18-May-18
23-Feb-18
PAC
18-30
09-Jul-18
03-Aug-18
11-May-18
 
 
 

NOMINATION SUBMISSION: - CLICK HERE

 
Course Nominations are now
easier than ever to submit.
Click the NOMINATION SUBMISSION Link above and follow the
on-screen instructions 
For Nomination Submission problems and/or feedback please contact send email with screenshot to:
 
Course Director
Keith M. Laffman, LT, MSC, USN
Office: (301) 319-8051
Fax: (301) 295-1292
 
Course Training Specialist
Ms. Sarah Prescott
Office: (301) 295-2355
Fax: (301) 295-1292
 
Training Site:  Naval Support Activity, Navy Medicine Professional Development Center,
Bethesda, MD 20889; Bldg 1 (Tower),  Room 1733

Course Data

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Classes/yr: 3
  • Seats/class: 25
  • Seats/yr: 75

Course Coordinator

  • CIN#: B-6I-0002
  • SPMS Code: PTADMIN

 

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