Global Health Specialist Course Opportunity

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There is an International Health Specialist Orientation Course that will be offered 27 APR-1 MAY. The location is the National Capital Region and funding is planned to be by the BUMED Office of Global Health Engagement (GHEO) to support Navy Personnel as noted in this document and below. Priority will be given to officers who hold the Global Health Specialist Additional Qualification Designation (68M), are currently under orders for a GHE billet or are selected for duty assignment under a GHE billet.

If you are interested in attending, please contact the Navy Medicine Office of Global Health Engagement at usn.ncr.bumedfchva.mbx.ghe-office < at > mail.mil. Please note there is a prerequisite that needs to be completed as noted below.

This course will be added to the FY21 Leadership Course Catalog (should be out in the SEP timeframe) so there will be future iterations of the course occurring twice per year per current plans.

Course information copied from the attached announcement is below:

Course Description: The course provides training in critical concepts of global health engagement and health security cooperation to increase the resiliency and readiness of our Navy Medicine personnel, support the Fleet and line operations, and build sustainable relationships with partner nations. The course will provide an advanced, comprehensive understanding of core global health engagement competencies among Navy global health engagement professionals.

Target Audience: Course seats are available for all officers in the Navy Medical Department Corps: Dental, Medical, Medical Service and Nursing Corps staffing a billet in CONUS or a GHE billet OCONUS. Priority will be given to officers who hold the Global Health Specialist Additional Qualification Designation (68M), are currently under orders for a GHE billet or are selected for duty assignment under a GHE billet.

Funding: Funding will be provided by the BUMED Office of Global Health Engagement (GHEO) to support Navy Personnel.

Process: For more information, please contact the Navy Medicine Office of Global Health Engagement at usn.ncr.bumedfchva.mbx.ghe-office < at >mail.mil.

Pre-Requisites: Participants must complete one of the following trainings prior to the first day of the course.

– Security Cooperation Management Orientation Online Course (SCM-OC-OL):

https://www.discs.dsca.mil/_pages/courses/online/scm-oc-ol.aspx?section=syl

– Security Cooperation Management Familiarization Course (SCM-FA-OL):

https://www.discs.dsca.mil/_pages/courses/online/scm-fa-ol.aspx?section=syl

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