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State the purpose of the Health Services Augmentation Program?
The purpose of the program is to issue policy and procedure guidelines to active duty Navy Medical Department personnel who belong to an augment operational platform or unit during contingency or wartime situations.
What is BUMEDINST 6440.5C?
Health Services Augmentation Program
Who acts as the sourcing commands for augment operational platforms and units during wartime and contingency situations? (In other words…where do they get the bodies from when they need people to deploy?)
All Navy Medical Activities inside and outside the continental United States (CONUS/OCONUS).
True or False: Expeditionary Medical Facilities (EMF) has absolutely no peacetime staff.
(In other words…When there’s no war going on, EMF’s never have anybody working there.)
True
Personnel who belong to sourcing commands are ordered to what type of UIC (unit identification code) and what does that special UIC identify?
They are ordered to a Component UIC (CUIC) and it identifies the operational platform that they are assigned to by Billet Sequence Code (BSC).
EMPARTS is pretty much the Navy’s official manpower data system. What does EMPARTS stand for?
Expeditionary Medicine Platform Augmentation Readiness and Training System
Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) has what part in the HSA Program?
BUMED directs, coordinates, and monitors the execution of the program and also the software program that the Budget Submitting Office 18 (BSO 18) uses to monitor readiness requirement.
Who recommends and/or nominates commanding officers (CO), executive officers (XO), and command master chiefs (CMC) for positions on Navy medical platforms?
(In other words…Who is responsible for saying, “I believe ‘such&such’ should be the CO and ‘such&such’ would make a great XO and ‘such&such’ should be the CMC of this or that platform.”)
BUMED
Name two important topics that appear on the Joint Quarterly Readiness Report.
(One is given in the title for you)
Augmentation platform fill rates and Training Readiness
What data system does Budget Submitting Office 18 (BSO18) use to base their readiness requirements off of?
EMPARTS
Sourcing Commands, because they supply the bodies for deployments and augmentations, must have Deployment Support Centers (DCS) set up within the command. Who is responsible for establishing the guidelines for developing these Deployment Support Centers?
BUMED
If BUMED is responsible for establishing the guidelines for developing Deployment Support Centers, who within the sourcing command is actually responsible for the execution of the DSC and the HSA Program as a whole?
Plans, Operations, and Medical Intelligence (POMI) Officer
You should ensure HSAP personnel are identified, notified, meet administrative requirements, and prepare for deployment within how many days of checking onboard?
30 days
Before a health care provider is deployed a summary of those providers’ credentials must be forwarded to the receiving command. This process is known as what?
Augmentation Credentialing Process
The deployment history of all active component personnel is entered into EMPARTS and the Individual Personnel Tempo (ITEMPO) data system. How is this info used?
They use it to manage medical augmentees and decide who to deploy
Personnel with a past deployment history, will not deploy for a minimum of how many months following the end of their last deployment?
6 months
Personnel reporting to the command will deploy no earlier than how many months?
6 months
If you are on deployment and you are about PCS, Retire, being released from active duty (RAD), or Separate, how many months must you return before hand?
6 months prior for PCS or Retirement 3 months prior for (RAD) or Separation
True or False: Detailers and commands can assign qualified personnel to only one cuic and bsc.
True
Who is responsible for budgeting and executing the plan to obtain the clothing and equipment required to support augmentees plus coordinate readiness training on top of that?
(These two Officers pretty much have the same responsibilities)
The Command Readiness Officer (CRO) or Plans, Operations, and Medical Intelligence Officer (POMI Officer)
What is the responsibility of the Operational Support Officer (OSO)?
He is pretty much a support system who is responsible for knowing and being able to assume the CRO and POMI positions if needed.
During wartime and contingency situations, platforms will be manned to maximum extent. List in order where augmentees will be manned based on priority.
(There are 8)
Marine Forces (MARFOR), Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ship (CRTS), Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit (FDPMU), Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF), Construction Battalion Unit (CBU), Hospital Ship (T-AH), Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) MTF, Blood Processing Unit (BPU)
The CRO will provide a letter of assignment (LOA) identifying their platform assignment/status, responsibilities, uniform, and training requirements for all CUIC personnel, within how many days of reporting to the command?
10 days
As a medical augmentee assigned to the Marine Forces (MARFOR) you could be attached to one of four divisions within the Marine Force. Name the four divisions.
Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), Marine Division (MARDIV), Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), or Marine Logistics Group (MLG)
Marine Forces provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 2 health service support (HSS)
HSAP billets assigned to USMC units will be filled with qualified personnel at a minimum of______ percent peacetime and_______ percent wartime?
80% peacetime and 95% wartime
All Hospital Corpsmen will be qualified Field Medical Service Technicians (NEC 8404), so that they may be assigned to what two units?
The Marine Operating Forces and the Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB)
True or False: Only males will be assigned to the Marine Division (MARDIV) unless females are specifically requested?
True
How many augmentees are assigned to the Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ships (CRTS)?
84
Casualty receiving and Treatment Ships (CRTS) provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 2 health service support (HSS)
Construction Battalion Units (CBU) provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 1 health service support (HSS)
What unit assumes the name of the primary sourcing command for the manpower set?
Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF)
Expeditionary Medical Facilities (EMF) provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 3 health service support (HSS)
OCONUS MTF’s provide personnel augmentation and expanded bed capacity for three of our overseas United States Naval Hospitals. Which hospitals are we referring to?
Yokosuka, Okinawa, and Guam
OCONUS MTF’s provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 4 health service support (HSS)
Hospital Ship (T-AH) provide up to what level of health service support (HSS)?
Level 3 health service support (HSS)
Hospital Ships (T-AH) are owned by _________ and operated by civilian mariners.
Military Sealift Command (MSC)
Truer or False: Navy Medicine Support Commands (NMSC) primary mission is to provide trained personnel to the Operating Forces.
True
USMC assigned Medical personnel casualties who need to be replaced are also known as_____?
BSO 27 personnel
Explain the normal service procedures for requesting replacement augmentation personnel for HSAP personnel casualties or depleted BSO 27 and USMC.
(In other words…If something happened to a deployed augmentee, how would you go about getting a body out there to take his place?)
Your request would go through the chain of command by UIC & BSC to OPNAV (N3/5). OPNAV (N093) then validates the requirement (the skill needed to fill that slot) and BUMED-M1 will source (recruit the skill needed from sourcing commands) the requirement through NAVMED Regions.
Navy Fleet Assigned Medical personnel casualties who need to be replaced are also known as_____?
BSO 60, 70, & 74 personnel (Atlantic Fleet, Pacific Fleet, and the Naval Special
Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM)
What is the Stop-Loss Policy?
Stop-Loss is when the CNO implements Service-wide or for certain rates or officer specialties, that they stop being deployed.
What is Functional Area Code A (FAC A) used for?
It is used to identify the need for special consideration in personnel detailing for manpower requirements.
What is the BSO 18 automated information management system that reports platform and personnel readiness?
EXPEDITIONARY MEDICINE PLATFORM AUGMENTATION,
READINESS AND TRAINING SYSTEM (EMPARTS)
Forward deployed crisis response forces that are mission capable and ready to deploy within 5 days.
Routine Deployable
What is the Medical Fleet Readiness Plan (MFRP) designed to develop and sustain in Navy and Marine Corps HSAP platforms?
Readiness
Forces designated for the force build-up stage that are ready and capable of mobilizing and deploying within 30 days.
Surge Ready
Additional forces designated for further follow-on stages that are ready and capable of deploying within 120 days.
Emergency Surge (A good way to remember would be to say…”In case of an Emergency” Surge)
True or False: Ships may take the maximum number of days allowed to prepare for deployment. (Example: A ship preparing to deploy on an emergency surge can adequately prepare and be ready to ship out, but to maximize liberty for the crew the CO decides to take the full 120 days before deploying. Does the CO have the right to do so?)
False, the ship is required to deploy as soon as it is possible
What is the purpose of the Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS)?
SORTS establishes joint readiness reporting requirements for reporting readiness of personnel, training, and equipment
SORTS provides how many measures of unit readiness categories, indicating the unit’s self-reported ability to execute its mission?
5
Explain SORTS category C1
C1. The unit is capable of undertaking the full wartime mission it was organized and designed for. It is considered fully mission capable
Explain SORTS category C2
C2. The unit is capable of undertaking the bulk of its wartime mission. It is considered substantially combat ready with only minor deficiencies reported
Explain SORTS category C3
C3. The unit is capable of undertaking a major portion of its wartime mission. While it has major deficiencies, it can still perform its assigned mission
Explain SORTS category C4
C4. The unit is unable to perform its wartime mission unless it is provided additional resources or training. However, if the situation warrants, the unit may still be required to perform portions of its mission using its existing resources.
Explain SORTS category C5
C5. The unit is not able to perform its wartime mission and is not mission capable. Routinely this status is assigned to ships in major overhauls, which cannot be deployed because of the need for substantial maintenance
Our two Hospital Ships (T-AH) are also subject to readiness categories, which in addition must be capable of supporting a certain number of beds per readiness category. List the number of beds that forces are required to support for the all three readiness categories.
When a Hospital Ship is Routine Deployable forces support a 250 bed configuration
When a Hospital Ship Surge Ready, forces support a 500 bed configuration
When a Hospital Ship is in an Emergency Surge category, forces support a 1000 bed configuration
True or False: Two Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) systems are maintained in Routine Deployable status for 1 year. The rotation plan will be staggered so one EMF will rotate on and off “Routine Deployable” status every 6 months.
True
How many EMF systems are maintained in Surge Ready status for 1 year?
Three
No matter what Readiness Category an EMF falls under, how many beds must their forces support within their set amount of notification days?
500