education

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fundamentals Course – 10-14 SEPT 2018 – Portsmouth, VA

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The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) is excited to announce that
it is sponsoring its third offering of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fundamentals course September 10-14, 2018 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

The course is intended for physicians that do not have formal occupational medicine training (i.e. occupational medicine residency or experience) who will be practicing in an occupational medicine clinic or have significant occupational medicine-related workload. The course will cover the history of occupational medicine, workplace hazards, risk communication, Navy occupational health programs, worksite visits, and available resources. It will include clinical case break-out sessions.

The NMCPHC will fully fund the students attending the course, including travel.

They are applying for CME/CNE and anticipate the course will be approved for 30.5 credit hours as it has been in the past.

NMCPHC will coordinate with the Regional Program Managers & OEM Specialty Leader to ensure course seats are given to those according to clinic needs, responsibilities, and assigned job requirements.

Please visit the NMCPHC Occupational Medicine Fundamentals Course webpage for more detailed information and student registration request.

Please read the above webpage carefully to answer your questions. If you still have questions not answered by the webpage, please feel free to contact the people below. Their contact info is in the global e-mail directory.

POCs for questions:

Course Director:
Lynn M. Flowers, DO, MS
LCDR, MC, USN
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Physician
Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC)

Course Admin:
Ms. Kimberly Little
Program Analyst
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center

How to Get Free Audio Digest

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Thanks to a colleague of mine, I recently learned that you can get Audio Digest for free. All you need to do is log into this link from a computer at a MTF:

https://membership.audio­digest.org/registration/institutions

This registration page should acknowledge you’re in the Defense Health Agency.

Does this work from a USMC computer? Probably not, but I’m honestly not sure.

New USU School of Medicine On-Line Faculty Appointment System

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The Uniformed Services University School of Medicine has a new on-line faculty appointment system. You can read about it in this newsletter:

Faculty Development Newsletter Apr 2018

You can see an on-line tutorial about how to use it here:

Faculty On-Line Appointment System

Internal Medicine Program Director – National Capital Consortium

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The details of this position are in this document:

SG Announcement Ltr for Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Search 29 March 2018

The applications are due by 30 APR. Templates of the CV, bio, and letter of intent can be found here.

 

Naval Postgraduate School Distance Learning MBA Program NAVADMIN

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This is how I got my MBA:

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RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces application procedures for the September 
2018 Distance Learning Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) 
program.

2.  The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) defense-focused EMBA is a 24 month, 
fully-funded, part-time graduate program focused on resource management.  The 
program targets middle to senior grade active-duty officers, lieutenant 
commander (select) and above (lieutenant by waiver).  Classes are delivered 
via online technologies with synchronous interaction between faculty and 
students.

3.  The EMBA program begins with a required one-week Temporary Additional 
Duty (TAD) in-residence session at NPS in Monterey, CA.
The week of 10-14 September 2018 includes an orientation and a graduate level 
course on management of teams.  A second week of required TAD in-residence 
instruction will be scheduled during the second year of the EMBA program.  
Other than these two visits to NPS Monterey, students complete all 
instruction from their home locations.  A block of rooms will be reserved in 
Monterey, CA for attendees during orientation.  All efforts will be made to 
minimize TAD costs.

4.  The parent command of the student will provide official travel orders and 
funding for TAD travel.  If command funding is not available, students may 
fund their own travel and utilize no-cost TAD orders from their commands.

5.  Active duty Naval officers accepted into the EMBA program are integrated 
into cohorts with civilian students.  Typically, a cohort is comprised of 
about 25 students from which student teams are formed.  Cohorts take all 
classes together during the 24 months of instruction.  Students will receive 
instruction via online, synchronous educational software, with faculty 
teaching every session in real time, 1 day per week for approximately 6 to 7 
hours per day during regular continental United States duty hours.
Admission to the EMBA program is available to applicants in any geographic 
location, regardless of the number of applicants in a location.  Since 
courses are delivered via online learning technologies, students must have 
access to a computer with high- speed internet and audio-video capabilities 
suitable for web-enabled interactions with instructors and students.  A 
computer camera or webcam is required.

6.  Eligibility requirements include an undergraduate degree from a 
regionally accredited 4 year college or university, 2.6 grade point average 
or higher on a 4 point scale, and at least one college-level mathematics 
course.  A commanding officer endorsement letter is required to participate 
in the program.  Department head or similar mid-level management experience 
and strong potential for promotion are preferred.  Participants must have a 
projected rotation date no earlier than September 2020.  The Graduate 
Management Admission Test is not required.

7.  Graduates will be awarded an EMBA degree from NPS and the Navy 
subspecialty code 3100P, Financial Management-Defense Focus.
Graduates will also earn Defense Acquisition University Level II 
equivalencies for all program management functional equivalencies.
As directed by reference (a), officers participating in this program must 
agree to remain on active duty following completion of graduate studies for a 
period of 3 years.  This obligation is discharged concurrently with any other 
service obligation already incurred.
This agreement does not obligate the Navy to retain the officer on active 
duty.

8.  Officers interested in the EMBA program can visit the NPS EMBA home page 
at www.nps.edu/emba for detailed eligibility and application process 
information.  Deadline for the application process is no later than 15 June 
2018.  Online instruction begins
26 September 2018.

9.  Point of contact is the NPS EMBA program office, at (831) 656- 2562/DSN 
756, fax at (831) 656-3630, or via e-mail at emba(at)nps.edu.

10.  This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or
31 December 2018, whichever occurs first.

11.  Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//

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