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Civilian Career Map for your successful civil service career while providing information and guidance for advancement.
Career Program: CP 53 - Medical
Career Series: 1083 Technical Writer
Qualifying for a Career OPM Qualification Standards
Series Description General Schedule General Schedule General Schedule General Schedule General Schedule General Schedule
1083 Description DJ 2 DJ 2 DJ 3 DJ 4 DJ 4 DJ 5
GS 07 GS 09 GS11/12 GS 13 GS 14 GS 15
Nonsupervisory Nonsupervisory Nonsupervisory Supervisory Supervisory Supervisory
Key Assignments/Key Location: Locations: Locations: Locations: Locations: Locations:
Billets Army Public Health Command AMEDD Center and School Army Medical Command AMEDD Center and School Army Public Health Command
Army Public Health Command Army Medical Materiel Development
Army Medical Information Technical Army Public Health Command
AMEDD Center and School
Army Medical Research Material
Army Medical Information Technical
Army Medical Materiel Agency
Army Medical Center
Positions: Positions: Positions: Positions: Positions: Positions:
Entry Level Developmental Level Expert Level Supervisory Level Supervisory Level
Technical Writer-Editor Technical Writer-Editor Technical Writer (Medical Science) Supervisory Technical Editor Supervisory Technical Writer-Editor
Technical Editor Technical Editor (Medical Science) Supervisory Technical Writer-Editor
Leadership Accountability Accountability Accountability Accountability Accountability
Competencies Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Critical Thinking
External Awareness External Awareness External Awareness External Awareness External Awareness
Financial Management Financial Management Financial Management Financial Management Financial Management
Human Resources Management Human Resources Management Human Resources Management Human Resources Management Human Resources Management
Influencing and Negotiating Influencing and Negotiating Influencing and Negotiating Influencing and Negotiating Influencing and Negotiating
Oral Communication Oral Communication Oral Communication Oral Communication Oral Communication
Problem Solving Problem Solving Problem Solving Problem Solving Problem Solving
Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking
Technology Management Technology Management Technology Management Technology Management Technology Management
Vision Vision Vision Vision Vision
Written Communication Written Communication Written Communication Written Communication Written Communication
Functional Competencies Message Development and Delivery Message Development and Delivery Message Development and Delivery Message Development and Delivery Message Development and Delivery
Communications Communications Communications Communications Communications
Attention to Detail Attention to Detail Attention to Detail Attention to Detail Attention to Detail
Collaboration Collaboration Collaboration Collaboration Collaboration
Data Gathering and Analysis Data Gathering and Analysis Data Gathering and Analysis Data Gathering and Analysis Data Gathering and Analysis
Planning and Prioritizations Planning and Prioritizations Planning and Prioritizations Planning and Prioritizations Planning and Prioritizations
Scientific Knowledge for Scientific Knowledge for Scientific Knowledge for Scientific Knowledge for Scientific Knowledge for Administrative
Administrative Staff Administrative Staff Administrative Staff Administrative Staff Staff
Technical Writing Technical Writing Technical Writing Technical Writing Technical Writing
Leveraging Technology Leveraging Technology Leveraging Technology Leveraging Technology Leveraging Technology
Core Competencies Administration and Management Administration and Management Administration and Management Administration and Management Administration and Management
Computers Computers Computers Computers Computers
Conflict Management Conflict Management Conflict Management Conflict Management Conflict Management
Creativity and Innovation Creativity and Innovation Creativity and Innovation Creativity and Innovation Creativity and Innovation
Customer and Personal Service Customer and Personal Service Customer and Personal Service Customer and Personal Service Customer and Personal Service
Decisiveness Decisiveness Decisiveness Decisiveness Decisiveness
Flexibility Flexibility Flexibility Flexibility Flexibility
Mentoring Mentoring Mentoring Mentoring Mentoring
Organization Organization Organization Organization Organization
Partnering Partnering Partnering Partnering Partnering
Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security
Resilience Resilience Resilience Resilience Resilience
Team Building Team Building Team Building Team Building Team Building
Technical Credibility Technical Credibility Technical Credibility Technical Credibility Technical Credibility
Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Skills
Integrity/Honesty Integrity/Honesty Integrity/Honesty Integrity/Honesty Integrity/Honesty
Continual Learning Continual Learning Continual Learning Continual Learning Continual Learning
Public Service Motivation Public Service Motivation Public Service Motivation Public Service Motivation Public Service Motivation
Leader Development Foundation Course Foundation Course Foundation Course Foundation Course Foundation Course
Action Officer Development Course Action Officer Development Course Action Officer Development Course Action Officer Development Course Action Officer Development Course (DL)
(DL) (DL) (DL) (DL)
Supervisor Development Course Supervisor Development Course Supervisor Development Course Supervisor Development Course (DL) Supervisor Development Course (DL)
(DL) (DL) (DL)
Basic Course Basic Course Basic Course Basic Course Basic Course
Intermediate Course (DL only) Intermediate Course (DL only) Intermediate Course (GS 12) Intermediate Course Intermediate Course
Manager Development Course (DL) Manager Development Course (DL) Manager Development Course (DL) Manager Development Course (DL) Manager Development Course (DL)
DoD Civilian Emerging Leader DoD Civilian Emerging Leader Advanced Course (DL only) Advanced Course Advanced Course
DoD Civilian Emerging Leader DoD Executive Leadership Program Continuing Education for Senior Leaders
DoD Executive Leadership Program DoD Executive Leadership Program
Senior Service School
Defense Senior Leader Development
Professional Listening and Memory Development Briefing and Presentations Briefing and Presentations Briefing and Presentations Briefing and Presentations
Development Listening and Memory Development Listening and Memory Development Listening and Memory Development Listening and Memory Development
Occupational / Functional Health Care Ethics I Health Care Ethics I Health Care Ethics I Health Care Ethics I Health Care Ethics I
Health Care Ethics II Health Care Ethics II Health Care Ethics II Health Care Ethics II Health Care Ethics II
AMEDD Organization AMEDD Organization AMEDD Organization AMEDD Organization AMEDD Organization
Business Writing 1 Business Writing 1
Business Writing 2 Business Writing 2
Business Writing 3 Business Writing 3
Business Grammar Business Grammar
Writing with Intention Writing with Intention
Writing to Reach the Audience Writing to Reach the Audience
The Writing Process The Writing Process
Understanding Writing Mechanics Understanding Writing Mechanics
Writing for Technical Professionals Writing for Technical Professionals
Writing Under Pressure 1 Writing Under Pressure 1
Writing Under Pressure 2 Writing Under Pressure 2
Academic Training Ongoing Education Ongoing Education Ongoing Education Ongoing Education Ongoing Education
Mandatory Training Basic Life Support
Mandatory Training for DA Civilians
Learning Resources ACTEDS Training Catalog Army Distributed Learning
Army-e-Learning - SkillPort Army Management Staff College
ATIA ACCP "My Courses" Plain Language.mil
Army Civilian Education Courses Plain Language.gov
AMEDD Virtual Lbrary
The Textbooks of Military Medicine
AMEDD Civilian Education System Virtual Laboratory Multimedia Training
Career Guides / AMEDD Civilian Corps Chief Civilian Career Management - AR 690-950 The Army Family Advocacy Program - AR 608-18
Civilian Life Long Learning (CAC Required) Civilian Personnel Career Management The Army Substance Abuse Program - AR 600-85
Civilian Education System Total Army Performance Evaluation System Army Career Intern Program
CP 53 Training Prerequisites Training and Career Development Program
CP 53 ACTEDS Plans Civilian Personnel Administrative Publication
Army Civilian Handbook Army Community Service Center - AR 608-1
Career Links Army Civilian Employment
The Army Civilian Human Resources Agency
National Security Personnel System
Army Benefits Center - Civilian
Army Civilian Personnel On-line Portal
Professional Association of the US Army Society for Technical Writers
Journals Soldier Magazine American Medical Writers Association
AMSUS - The Society of Federal Health Professionals Society for Technical Communication
American Medical Association American Society of Business and Publication Editors
The Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces
Miscellaneous Links Army Management Staff College Army Medicine U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Army Civilian Employment AMEDD Jobs
All Federal Vacancies AMEDD Center & School
Feds Hire Vets Military Health System
US Office of Personnel Management Armed Forces Medical Library
OPM Salary Charts US Army Aeromedical Center
DoD Civilian Expeditionary Workforce US Army School of Aviation Medicine
Army Knowledge Online US Army Medical Materiel Agency
1083 Technical Writer
Technical Writer-Editor (GS 7)
Supervisory Technical Editor
Supervisory Technical Writer-Editor
This series covers positions that involve writing or editing technical materials, such as reports of
research findings; scientific or technical articles, news releases, and periodicals; regulations in
technical areas; technical manuals, specifications, brochures, and pamphlets; or speeches or scripts
on scientific or technical subjects. Technical writers and technical editors draw on a substantial
knowledge of a particular subject-matter area, such as the natural or social sciences, engineering,
law, or other fields. The work involves the development of information and analysis to select and
present information on the specialized subject in a form and at a level suitable for the intended
This position has been re-engineered for recruitment and training purposes in which the incumbent
will receive assignments that are designed to develop their skills and knowledge until reaching a full
promotion potential of GS-1083-11. Work assignments are designed to introduce the incumbent to a
full range of duties and responsibilities required by the full performance level.
At this level the employee Writes, rewrites and edits a variety of technical publications and internal
administrative publications for the Division, and provides assistance in organizing and writing internal
and external technical publications.
The work at this level requires a high level of expertise in writing and editing. It requires complete
command of sources and research methods to develop publications in support of techniques,
technology, and equipment utilized in tactical/non-tactical Army medical support. It also requires
knowledge of regulations and policies affecting Government publications; of publishing concepts,
practices, and standards; and of recent advances in publishing technology sufficient to enable the
employee to serve as a technical authority in these areas. The work requires a broad technical
knowledge of medical practices to assure the integration of extensive technical writings, publication
layout and design, typography and printing, editorial management, and the presentation of advanced
communications-electronic theories and concepts.
At this level the employee is responsible for the development, staffing, production, and management
of Army Medical Department doctrine products.
Work assignments are designed to introduce the incumbent to a full range of duties and
responsibilities required by the full performance level. The incumbent will apply skills to collect,
organize, analyze and present information related to the current and future program workload. As
experience and knowledge is gained and competency is demonstrated, the employee is gradually
given more freedom to make independent judgments and decisions. The incumbent will perform
duties similar to those described in PD# DB226197, but under closer supervisory controls, more
specific guidelines and decreased scope and effect.
Writes policy relating to medical professional standards and practices for the delivery of health care
throughout the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM). Policy may be
disseminated in the form of directives, regulations, pamphlets, etc. Incumbent ensures consistency of
policy with existing Army regulations, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospital Standards
(JCAHO), and Department of Defense (DOD) policy. Surveys current literature for guidance relating to
medical professional standards and practices and ensures consistency of MACOM Publications.
Works with subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure accuracy of subject material. Ensures
multidisciplinary, cross-functional input to policy. Promotes timely production and dissemination.
Responsible for copyedit of textbook manuscripts on military medical subjects prepared by physicians
and other experts in a variety of fields related to military medicine. Incumbent edits an assigned
manuscript, usually all chapters in a given textbook. Incumbent copyedits for concise, logical ordering
of ideas; appropriate theoretical constructs; adequacy of documentation; use of sound methods of
research or other forms of scholarly investigation; and correct grammar syntax, spelling and
conformity to format of the American Medical Association Manual of Style and the Textbook of Military
Medicine Copyeditor Guide/Style Manual. This includes evaluating and editing all tables, charts,
illustrations, and captions for phraseology and effectiveness of presentation. Incidental to the editing,
determines and recommends advisability of partial or complete reorganization, condensation or
deletion, rewriting of portions to clarify parts that are confusing or to amplify statements that are
inadequately developed; tactfully explaining to authors the reasons for suggested changes in order to
secure their cooperation. Reviews manuscripts to assure consistency. Occasionally, also edits written
material for use at national and international medical and scientific meetings in support of the broad
mission of the Borden Institute.
Creates and maintains SharePoint sites for division and USAMITC projects, services and initiatives.
Maintains and troubleshoots automated document tracking system written in Visual Basic. Tasks
include configuring and adjusting workflows, troubleshooting digital signatures, creating digital staffing
forms, sending e-notifications, setting version control, and writing scripts for document statistical
reports, etc. Develops a variety of DoD Acquisition lifecycle documents such as Project Management
Plan, Risk Management Plan, Quality Management Plan, Configuration Management Plan, Test and
Evaluation Master Plan, Continuity of Operations, Deployment Plan, etc. Edits and formats complex
financial spreadsheets for Cost Proposals. Edits, creates, and formats military documentation in
according with AR 25-40, Army Publishing: Action Officers’ Guide, AR 25-50, Preparing and Managing
Correspondence, DA PAM 600-67, Effective Writing for Army Leaders, and AMEDD Staff Officer’s
Guide. Provides reports on status of documentation preparation and staffing process.
Serves as Senior Production Editor for the Textbook of Military Medicine (TMM), in all matters relating
to the editing, clearing, and publishing of multi-volume textbook series; for coordinating such activities
with medical and administrative personnel of the Borden Institute; and for all matters relating to the
operation of the editorial section of the Institute. Responsible for the thorough and careful editing of
textbook manuscripts on military medical subjects prepared by physicians and other experts in a
variety of fields related to military medicine. Edits entire manuscripts, including text, references, and
all illustrations for organization, accuracy and internal consistency of content (including statistics and
the interpretation thereof), literary quality, effectiveness of presentation, clarity of expressions,
approved abbreviations, grammar, syntax, spelling, and conformity to format of the American Medical
Association Manual of Style and the Textbook of Military Medicine Copyeditor Guide/Style Manual.
As Chief, Doctrine Literature Division, incumbent exercises objectivity and fairness in judging people
on their abilites, and situations on the facts and circumstances; has the capacity to adjust to change,
work pressures, or difficult situations without undue stress; displays a willingness to consider new
ideas or divergent points of view; and has the capacity to "see the job through." As the senior technical
writer and editor for the DLD the chief is responsible for the development, staffing, production, and
management of Army Medical Department doctrine products. Plans short, near, and long-range
doctrine development milestones based on external directives and the Doctrine Literature Master Plan
(DLMP). Chairs working groups consisting of personnel from the U.S. Army Medical Department
Center & School (AMEDDC&S) DCDD, U.S. Army Medical Command (USAMEDCOM), U. S. Army
Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA), TRADOC, U.S. Army Force Management Support Agency
(USAFMSA), DA, DOD and the Joint Readiness Clinical Advisory Board (JRCAB) to ensure medical
doctrine products reflect approved and validated concepts, emerging concepts, and contemporary
C Administration and Management
C Conflict Management
C Creativity and Innovation
C Customer and Personal Service
C Public Safety and Security
C Team Building
C Technical Credibility
L Critical Thinking
L External Awareness
L Financial Management
L Human Resources Management
L Influencing and Negotiating
L Oral Communication
L Problem Solving
L Strategic Thinking
L Technology Management
L Written Communication
C Interpersonal Skills
C Continual Learning
C Public Service Motivation
F Message Development and Delivery
F Attention to Detail
F Data Gathering and Analysis
F Planning and Prioritizations
F Scientific Knowledge for Administrative
F Technical Writing
F Leveraging Technology
Knowledge of planning, coordination, and execution of business functions, resource allocation, and
Ability to use computer programs in order to accomplish data entry, retrieval, and management.
Identifies and takes steps to prevent potential situations that could result in unpleasant confrontations.
Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a positive and constructive manner to minimize
Develops new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions to make organizational
improvements. Creates a work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation.
Designs and implements new or cutting-edge programs/processes.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes
customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer
Makes sound and well-informed decisions. Perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
commits to action, even in uncertain situations, in order to accomplish organizational goals.
Is open to change and new information. Adapts behavior and work methods in response to new
information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Adjusts rapidly to new situations
warranting attention and resolution.
Ability to serve as a mentor in order to provide relevant information and enhance role performance.
Knowledge of organizational structure, policies and procedures, communication systems, and
reporting procedures in order to ensure effective coordination of information.
Develops networks and builds alliances, engages in cross-functional activities. Collaborates across
boundaries, and finds common ground with a widening range of stakeholders. Utilizes contacts to
build and strengthen internal support bases.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local,
state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Deals effectively with pressure and maintains focus and intensity and remains optimistic and
persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks. Effectively balances personal life
Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward goal accomplishments. Consistently develops and
sustains cooperative working relationships. Encourages and facilitates cooperation within the
organization and with customer groups. Fosters commitment, team spirit, pride, trust. Develops
leadership in others through coaching, mentoring, rewarding and guiding employees.
Executes procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.
Use effective controls to ensure the integrity of the organization. Hold self and others accountable for
rules and responsibilities. Ensure that projects of specific responsibility are completed in a timely
manner and within budget. Monitors and evaluates plans, focuses on results and measuring
attainments of outcomes. 1. Act responsibly and independently without supervision. 2. Accept
responsibility for actions and mistakes. 3. Practice sound fiscal and resource management. 4.
Complete tasks and projects on time, within budget and in accordance with standards.
Ability to work with business information to answer questions, determine strategy, reduce risk, and
maximize performance. Assess validity of information drawn from a variety of sources and synthesize
data. 1. Identify trends and patterns to make appropriate decisions through collection and analysis of
intelligence from a wide variety of sources. 2. Clarifies complex issues and mitigates risk through data
analysis. 3. Triangulate and validate information from multiple sources.
Identifies and keeps up-to-date on economic, political and social trends which affect key agency
policies priorities. Understands where the organization is headed and how to make contributions. 1.
Coordinate interservice agreements, committees, communications. 2. Maintain situational awareness
of economic, political, agency and service trends.
Understand the principles of financial management and marketing expertise necessary to ensure
appropriate funding levels. Prepares, justifies and or administers the budget for the program area.
Uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities. Monitors expentitures in support of programs and policies.
Identifies cost-effective approaches. Manages procurement and contracting. 1. Develop and
implement budget according to directives. 2. Validate needs for budgetary requirements statistically.
3. Collect and evaluate budgetary data, including return on investment.
Assess current and future staffing needs based on organizational goals and budget realities. Uses
merit principles, ensures staff is appropriately selected, developed, used, appraised and rewarded;
takes corrective action. 1. Review and project staffing needs. 2. Identify and implement performance
expectations. 3. Supervise selection and termination processes. 4. Negotiate, justify and coordinate
training and staffing initiatives.
Persuades others and develops networks and coalitions. Gains cooperation from others to obtain
information and accomplish goals. Negotiates to find mutually acceptable solutions and builds
consensus through give and take. 1. Persuade others to accept recommendations or cooperate or
change their behavior. 2. Negotiate contracts, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and other
agreements among multiple agencies, organizations and institutions. 3. Promote Army opportunities
and programs within the education community. 4. Build coalitions with the civilian education
community at state, regional and local levels.
Makes clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals or groups. Listens effectively and
clarifies information as needed. Facilitates an open exchange of ideas and fosters atmosphere of
open communication. 1. Present briefings to command and staff. 2. Speaks at conferences
stakeholder meetings and Soldier training sessions. 3. Clearly presents oral information to customers
in multiple contexts, including active listening.
Identifies and analyzes problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions. Finds alternative
solutions to complex problems. Distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make
logical judgments. 1. Consider wide and flexible range of alternatives and solutions to problems and
challenges. 2. Proposes multiple courses of action, looking beyond current horizon and present
Formulate effectve strategies consistent with the business and competitive strategy of the
organization in a global economy. Examine policy issues and strategic planning with a long-term
perspective. Determine objectives and set priorities. Anticipate potential threats or opportunities. 1.
Identify trends and patterns to make appropriate decisions through collection and analysis of
intelligence from a wide variety of sources.
Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve
program effectiveness. Develop strategies using new technology to enhance decision making.
Understand the impact of technological change on the organization. 1. Understands and utlizes
technological developments to enhance program effectiveness. 2. Maintains situational awareness of
technology. 3. Directs and collects research to evaluate potential impact of emerging technologies. 4.
Develops request for proposals (RFP).
Take a long-term view and act as a catalyst for organizational change. Build a shared vision with
others and influence others to translate vision into action. 1. Creates key values and shared vision
within organization. 2. Create mission statement that reflects long-term goals. 3. Encourage
subordinates to participate in process of enacting vision long-term plan. 4. Develop strategies to build
organizational strength. 5. Manage branding.
Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations,
instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific
situations. Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates
information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces
written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended
audience. 1. Write memoranda using Army official writing style in accordance with AR 25-50 . 2.Write
a decision paper in accordance with Military Decision Making Process (MDMP). 3. Quarterly
reporting regulations and directives pertaining to educational activity report submissions (e.g., AR-621-
5 and ACOM supplements).
Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the
needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high
standards of ethics.
Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.
Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns
organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
Uses writing skills and editorial judgment to strategically develop messages for various audiences;
and delivers them by evaluating the most appropriate media channel(s) for the particular needs of the
Delivers clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for understanding others.
Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and
commitments have been fulfilled.
Works cooperatively with others, inside and outside the organization, to accomplish objectives to build
and maintain mutually-beneficial partnerships, leverage information, and achieve results.
Seeks or collects and synthesizes information from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an
objective, unbiased manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgment.
Plans and organizes work activities; manages several tasks at once.
Maintains basic level of biomedical/scientific knowledge and understanding of areas of research
conducted and/or supported by the organization.
Prepares written documentation to transfer technical information about concepts, situations, products,
services, or results to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge.
Seeks out ways to employ technology to optimize organizational and individual performance.
Functrional competencies taken from NIH HR site
Type Course Description
MT Basic Life Support (BLS) Course. Provides certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
(CPR), an annual requirement provided by the local command..
F Various Swank HealthCare On-Line Courses. Swank HealthCare is centrally
funded and offers on-line courses at no cost to military and federal civilian employees.
Swank HealthCare offers a variety of useful continuing education courses: Immune
Response in the Geriatric Patient; Dealing with Aggressive Patients; Sepsis: Fighting
the Killer; Dysphagia: Swallowing Difficulty; Assessing a Pregnant Patient in Labor and
Delivery; Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD).; Hemodialysis; Cerebral
Vascular Accident (CVA): What You Need To Know; Best Foot Forward: Diversity in the
Real World; Chronic Pressure Ulcers; Being a Successful OR Tech, etc.
F Health Care Ethics I (MD0066). Ethically and legally appropriate behavior of
health care professionals, the role of ethics in healthcare, legal doctrines that affect
healthcare; tort law, negligence, and patient consent.
F Health Care Ethics II (MD0067). Ethically and legally appropriate behavior of
health care professionals, patient refusal of treatment, medical records, and the scope of
F Organization and Functions of the Army Medical Department. (MD0004)
Mission and composition of the Army Medical Department; organization of medical
centers and medical department activities and the histories and functions of the six
officer corps in the Army Medical Department.
PD Effective Briefings and Presentations. This course presents instruction in
communication principles as well as the basic principles of business presentations.
Covers how to plan presentations and provides guidance on choosing the best
methods, materials, and location/environment for each situation. Techniques include
presentations to inform, presentations to persuade, question and answer techniques,
and technical presentations. Students, while learning these techniques, will be provided
the opportunity to practice them and critique their own performance on video. (Provided by
PD Listening and Memory Development. Through lectures, practical exercises and
discussions, the students learn to: use practical techniques for improving listening
skills, recognize and overcome barriers to effective listening, organize information
transmitted orally by applying the principles of effective listening, and remember names,
faces, facts, figures, and ideas more readily and accurately. Additional information is
available at: http:/./www.grad.usda.gov/ (Source: USDA)
F Business Writing: Know Your Readers (COMM_19_A01_BS_ENUS).
F Business Writing: How to Write Clearly (COMM_19_A02_BS_ENUS)
F Business Writing: Editing and Proofreading (COMM_19_A03_BS_ENUS)
F Business Grammar: The Mechanics of Writing (COMM_20_A03_BS_ENUS)
F Writing with Intention (COMM0011)
F Writing to Reach the Audience (COMM0015)
F The Writing Process (COMM0017)
F Understanding Writing Mechanics (COMM0203)
F Writing for Technical Professionals: Effective Writing (IB_WSTP_A02_IT_ENUS)
F Writing Under Pressure: Preparing for Success (PD_28_A01_BS_ENUS)
F Writing Under Pressure: The Writing Process (PD_28_A02_BS_ENUS)
A Ongoing Education. Technical writer can enroll in supplementary academic education at
local universities, community collages, online universities, and distance leaning certificate
programs.Course shall be targeted to specific competenecy development needs of the
American Heart Association BLS Information
Health Care Ethics I (MD0066)
Health Care Ethics II (MD0067)
Organization and Functions of the Army Medical Department. (MD0004)
Effective Briefings and Presentations
Listening and Memory Development
Business Writing: Know Your Readers
Business Writing: How to Write Clearly
Business Writing: Editing and Proofreading.
Business Grammar: The Mechanics of Writing.
Writing with Intention
Writing to Reach the Audience
The Writing Process
Understanding Writing Mechanics
Writing for Technical Professionals: Effective Writing
Writing Under Pressure: Preparing for Success
Writing Under Pressure: The Writing Process
Basic Life Support (BLS) - The level of medical care which is used for patients with life-threatening
illnesses or injuries until the patient can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by
trained medical personnel, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and by laypersons
who have received BLS training. BLS is generally used in the pre-hospital setting, and can be provided
without medical equipment. Required by all nurses. Provided locally or through commercial vendors.
Basic Life Support