How do I apply for a course?
NMPDC accepts nominations for courses it sponsors from Command Education & Training Department Staff/Training Officers or their representatives and Command Executive Staff. Please note that nominations for the Patient Administration Course require XO, OIC or DFA endorsement. The NMPDC nomination form (available as a link on our site at http://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmpdc/courses/ must be used. Be advised, that any nomination represents a commitment by the nominating command to send the member as well as a commitment by the member to attend, if selected. The Nomination Form must be completed in its entirety and must include an Endorsement Signature. The Nomination Form may be e-mailed to Nominations@med.navy.mil, faxed to (301) 295-1292/DSN 295-1292, or sent by U.S. Postal Service to the 8901 Wisconsin Ave T-12, Bethesda, MD 20889. E-mailed Nomination forms as an attachment will be accepted by the Student Administration Department, if forwarded by the Command Education & Training Department/Officer, the CMC, or a member of the Command Executive Staff. SELRES personnel should forward their questions to email@example.com
How do I know if my nomination was received at NMPDC?
Nominations sent as attachments via e-mail are confirmed, as received, with an e-mail reply. NMPDC does not confirm faxed or mailed nominations received. A successful transmission sheet ensures a connection, if the correct number is used: (301) 295-1292 or DSN 295-1292. It would be prudent to follow up a fax or U.S. Postal Service item with a phone call to the Course Program Assistant in the NMPDC Student Administration Department who oversees the course for which you have been nominated.
Who funds the courses?
The majority of the courses are fully funded by NMPDC for active duty personnel. The funding process begins in the Student Administration Department 5 weeks prior to a course start date. The NMPDC Resource Management Department sends funding authorization documents to the TAD POC email address indicated on the Nomination form. SELRES are funded by COMNAVRESFOR with approval by the Reserve Liaison at BUMED.
Is lodging available?
The majority of the courses are fully funded by NMPDC for active duty personnel. The funding process begins in the Student Administration Department 5 weeks prior to a course start date. The NMPDC Resource Management Department sends funding authorization documents to the TAD POC Fax number indicated on the Nomination form. Lodging reservation instructions for Reserve members is included in the Welcome letter and guidance from the Reserve Liaison.