AR 351–3

Professional Education and Training Programs of the Army Medical Department

This major revision, dated 15 October 2007–

o Revises the active duty Service obligation for long-term health education and training, training with industry, graduate professional education, and health care incentive programs (paras 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, and 2-9).

o Revises the amounts authorized and payment procedures for students in a professional training program (para 3-5).

o Changes the eligibility criteria for training in civilian institutions (para 4-3).

o Revises the application, selection, and enrollment for Corps-specific programs (para 4-4).

o Revises administrative procedures (para 4-6).

o Changes military professional training (para 4-9).

o Revises Dental Corps general administration (para 5-1).

o Changes the Army Dental Corps policies on education and training (para 5-2).

o Revises the Dental Corps eligibility for graduate level training (para 5-3).

o Revises the Dental Corps selection of students for training (para 5-4).

o Revises the Dental Corps residency programs for both military and civil residencies (para 5-7).

o Revises the Medical Corps policies pertaining to education and training (para 6-2).

o Changes the Medical Corps allocation of training spaces (para 6-4).

o Revises the Medical Corps applications, appointments, advancements, service agreements, and selections of applicants for training (para 6-5).

o Revises the Medical Corps due process for students in graduate medical education (para 6-6).

o Prescribes new Medical Corps resident supervision and duty hours of students in graduate medical education (para 6-7).

o Prescribes new Medical Corps military unique curriculum for Army medical treatment facility engaged in graduate medical education (para 6-8).

o Prescribes new Medical Corps institutional requirements for graduate medical education training programs (para 6-9).

o Prescribes new Army Medical Corps procedure for establishing new training programs (para 6-13).

o Revises the Medical Corps accreditation procedure for graduate medical education programs (para 6-14).

o Changes the Medical Corps program change procedures for graduate medical education programs (para 6-15).

o Revises the Medical Corps Institutional Director of Medical Education responsibilities (para 6-16).

o Revises the Medical Corps Institutional Graduate Medical Education Committee responsibilities (para 6-17).

o Changes the Medical Corps institutional agreement requirements for graduate medical education programs (para 6-18).

o Revises the Medical Corps records, clinical statistics, and medical audits requirements for graduate medical education programs (para 6-19).

o Revises the Medical Corps requirements and authorization for the distribution of certificates upon completion of a graduate medical education program (para 6-20).

o Changes the Medical Corps procedure of processing absences from a graduate medical education training program (para 6-21).

o Revises the Medical Corps plans of instruction and the responsibilities of the program director (para 6-22).

o Changes the Medical Corps attendance of professional meetings or courses and command authority (para 6-24).

o Prescribes new Medical Corps evaluation and trainee file procedure for graduate medical education programs (para 6-25).

o Prescribes new continuing medical education for Medical Corps officers, introduction to guidance, administering, and operating a continuing medical education program (para 6-27).

o Revises the Medical Corps responsibilities for commanders and students (para 6-28).

o Revises the Medical Corps policy and procedures on program selection and approval (para 6-30).

o Changes the Medical Corps continuing medical education opportunity for award recipient’s procedure (para 6-38).

o Revises the Medical Service Corps policies on education and training programs (para 7-2).

o Revises the Army Nurse Corps policies on professional military education (para 8-2).

o Revises the long-term health education and training policy for selection for attendance to an Army Nurse Corps graduate education program (para 8-6).

o Changes the continuing health education details for the Army Nurse Corps the guidance for administration and operation of the Army Nurse Corps Continuing Health Education Program (para 8-8).

o Revises the Army Medical Specialist Corps entry-level professional education policies on precedence of programs (para 9-4).

o Revises the Army Medical Specialist Corps guidance policy for long-term health education and training (para 9-6).

o Changes the Army Medical Specialist Corps procedure on the administration of specialty training (para 9-7).

o Revises the Veterinary Corps long-term health education and training programs (para 10-5).

o Revises the Veterinary Corps funding policy for long-term health education and training and professional/military training (para 10-9).

o Revises the Veterinary Corps and student’s responsibilities for continuing health educations for required licensure and accreditation (para 10-12).

o Changes the Enlisted Personnel Professional Postgraduate Short Course Program policy on objectives, attendance, and funding (para 11-2).

o Revises the active duty Service obligations for U.S. Army Medical Department enlisted personnel in Army Enlisted Commissioning Program (para 11-4).

o Revises the Chaplain Corps pastoral education programs policies (para 12-1).

o Revises the policies and procedure for medical training for the reserve and guard components (para 13-1).

o Changes the authorization policies for reimbursement for professional boards and certification of U.S. Army Medical Department personnel (para 14-5).

o Revises the affiliation policies on responsibilities and approving authorities for affiliation agreements of non-Federal educational institutions (para 15-2).

o Revises the agreement policies on publications of material related to a graduate program (chap 16).

o Revises the validated requirement program policies and procedure (para 17-1).

o Changes the responsible agencies for validated requirements of validation program (para 17-4).

 

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