Presentation on theme: "IDC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM"— Presentation transcript:
1 IDC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Blake WestHMCM, SUBFORCE IDC, USN28 Jan 14
2 INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN PROGRAM Terminal Objective:Describe the BUMED Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) Community Management Program for the Hospital Corpsman (HM) Communities.Enabling Objectives:Explain the roles and responsibilities of the IDC Program Supervisors.Describe the required Elements of the IDC Program.Describe the reasons for Detachment for Cause and NEC Removal.
3 INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN PROGRAM OPNAVINST CSoon to be the SECNAVINST 6400Training, Utilization and Certification of Independent Duty Hospital Corpsmen (IDC):8402 Submarine Force IDC8403 Special Operations IDC8425 Surface Force IDC8494 Deep Sea Diving IDC
4 Program Supervisors Program Director: Senior Medical Officer Program Manager: Senior IDCPhysician Supervisor: Medical OfficerAssistant Program Manager: Usually HMC or HM1 IDC
5 ADMINISTRATION Documentation: Specific command directive detailing the certification, training and utilization of IDCs.Program Director and Program Managers must have letters of appointment signed by the CO.Program Director or Program Manager must appoint in writing a Physician Supervisor and Assistant Program Manager.IDC is must be authorized in writing by the Physician Supervisor to prescribe or provide medications on the formulary.Physician Supervisors must provide a written report of the IDC’s status to the Program Director semi-annually.
6 ADMINISTRATION Documentation: Program supervisors ensure the IDC completes a biennial re-certification.Program Manager or Assistant Program Manager maintains a 6-part training record on each IDC.IDC completes professional certifications (BLS, ACLS, etc.)IDC completes 15 CME units annually.Health record review (10% QA) of IDC records by the Physician Supervisor (100% required for direct supervision)IDC is certified to provide indirect patient care by the Physician Supervisor.
8 NEC REMOVALNAVPERS 1221/6Official record reveals member is no longer qualified to retain NEC.IDC has a documented psychological problem, substance abuse incident, or a substantiated Family Advocacy abuse case where treatment is refused or member is designated not eligible for treatment which adversely reflects on the member’s integrity, professional conduct or moral character.Note: Such deviations from acceptable behavior or strong moral character may warrant (if retained) removal of the member from a patient care environment, removal of NECs, and forced conversion to an appropriate rating.
9 NEC REMOVALNEC removal “for cause” is recommended and supported by the CO or a command requested NEC removal subsequent to documented incompetency.An IDC fails to maintain “certification” and the IDC is not assigned/utilized as an IDC for three or more years and there is no opportunity for reassignment to and IDC billet at sea.An IDC receives disciplinary action by military or civilian authorities for conduct which reflects adversely upon the member’s reliability, integrity, trustworthiness, or moral character.