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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.
This course is offered at Surface Warfare Medical Institute, San Diego, CA.
Offered one week out of each month with the exception of December.
Maximum class size is 25 students.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (619) 532-5109 or (619) 532-5110.
5 Training Days
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Reference BUMEDINST 1500.22
Surface Warfare Medicine Institute
Group-paced; Shipboard Tour(s)
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
7700 Arlington Blvd. Ste. 5113 Falls Church, VA 22042-5113
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