Flashcards in BUMEDINST 6220.12C Deck (27)
Is the 6220.12.C an OPNAV, BUMEDNOTE, BUPERSINST, OR NONE
NONE, its a BUMEDINST
What does the ACRYM (ESSENCE) stand for ?
Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community based Epidemics
Monitoring of ESSENCE alerts applies to
all Navy MTFs. Reporting of MERS applies to all ships, stations, and unites of the Navy, USMC, and MSC providing outpatient and inpatient medical care
Why is ESSENCE and MERS important?
To enable early intervention and control strategies for significant health events that may adversely affect mission accomplishments and shape commanders decision making are vital military medicine functions.
Who are generated inquiries submitted to ?
MTF are to assign a minimum of how many personnel to be ESSENCE monitors?
How often is monitoring?
at least once each workday
ESSENCE monitoring should be increase
to include weekends and holidays periods of increased threat of STDs.
AHLTA stands for
Armed Forces Health Longitudial Technology Application
NDRSi stands for
Navy Disease Reporting system internet used to submit Medical Events
Who or what unit investigates unusual health related conditions or outbreaks?
Navy Environmental and Preventive Medical Unit
NMCPHC (Navy and Marine Corps Public health Center)
how often is the medical event surveillance program effectiveness evaluated?
MER analyses disease trends how often
MER instructions are approved for
3 years from the date of the instruction
MERS extends to
all beneficiaries active duty, civilian mariners, eligible family members, retirees, and reservist on active duty.
MER are submitted when a TRI service reportable condition is
suspected or confirmed
MERs are submitted through
NDRSi stands for Navy Disease Reporting system internet
SAMS is used onboard ships due to
lack of internet capabilities
Reports should be submitted as soon as practicable.
The reporting of MERs/SAMS are uploaded through what website?
Navy Medicine Online
MERs diagnosis should be uploaded within how many days?
Within 30 days of diagnosis through Navy Medicine Online weekly no later than the end of the month.
Urgent MERs reports should be submitted within
24 hours to the responsible NEPMU
If a multiple military members have suspected outbreaks the report is considered CRITICAL, SERIOUSLY FUCKED UP, OR URGENT?
URGENT :-) and should be submitted on one MERS unless indicated by the cognizant NEPMU within 24 hours
BUMEDINST 6220.12C applies to what commands?
All Navy Med personnel assigned to any command within the DON.
What office is the DON's medical surveillance hub?
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center.
What authority is notified when significant, reportable medical events occur while providing lab support to naval units?
Navy public health authorities.