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DoD Instruction 6010.22: National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)

Policy

This instruction establishes policy for DoD participation in the NDMS, a joint federal, State, and local mutual aid response system, to provide a coordinated medical response, patient movement, and definitive patient care during a military health emergency, U.S. national emergency, or U.S. domestic disaster.

DoD Instruction 6040.46: The Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE) for the DoD Separation Health Assessment (SHA) Program

Policy

This issuance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for completion of a SHPE as the principal component of the DoD-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) SHA Program in compliance with Section 1145(a) of Title 10, U.S.C. and the 2013-2015 Joint Executive Committee Joint Strategic Plan.

Zika Virus Information for Department of Defense Medical Personnel

Policy

This memorandum provides information for Department of Defense (DoD) medical and force health protection personnel concerning prevention, diagnoses, and treatment of Zika virus infection. Implementation of this guidance is essential to protect the health of our DoD personnel located in, traveling to, or returning from areas with active transmission of Zika virus.

  • Identification #: ASD(HA) Memorandum 16-002
  • Date: 2/5/2016
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: Zika Virus

Guidance Regarding Zika Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses

Policy

This guidance contains information about the potential for transfusion-transmitted Zika infection; recommends facilitating donor self-deferral of 28 days after travel to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America.

Surgical Pause Standard Operating Procedure

Policy

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance to perioperative personnel involved in surgical care including Labor and Delivery in conducting and documenting a Surgical Pause during invasive procedures.

Prevention of Retained Surgical Items Standard Operation Procedure

Policy

The purpose ofthis memorandum is to provide guidance to perioperative personnel for prevention ofunintended retained surgical items during operative or other invasive procedures.

DoDI 1300.27: Guidance on the Use of Service Dogs by Service Members

Policy

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the use of service dogs by Service members.

  • Identification #: DoDI 1300.27
  • Date: 1/7/2016
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Warrior Care

DoD Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics Committee Charter

Policy

The Department of Defense (DoD) Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee (henceforth, P&T Committee) is responsible for development and maintenance of the TRICARE Uniform Formulary. This charter outlines the roles and responsibilities of the DoD P&T Committee.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/18/2015
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

Guidance on the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine for US Army Personnel in the Pacific Area of Responsibility

Policy

Guidance on the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine for US Army Personnel in the Pacific Area of Responsibility

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People

Policy

The purpose of the guidelines is to assist psychologists in the provision of culturally competent, developmentally appropriate, and trans-affirmative psychological practice with TGNC people.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/1/2015
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

Army Medical Department Supply Bulletin SB 8-75-11

Policy

DoD Instruction 6040.45: DoD Health Record Life Cycle Management

Policy

In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), this instruction reissues and retitles DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6040.45 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for DoD Health Record management.

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6040.45
  • Date: 11/16/2015
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Clarifying Guidance for Smallpox and Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Programs

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 11/12/2015
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: Smallpox | Anthrax

DoD Instruction 5154.30: Armed Forces Medical Examiner System AFMES Operations

Policy

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for forensic medicine activities throughout DoD In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, and provides for the continued operation and governance of AFMES, a component of the Defense Health Agency (DHA) under DoDD 5136.13, in carrying out assigned functions, including those under Section 1471 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.).

DoD Instruction 6490.10: Continuity of Behavioral Health Care for Transferring and Transitioning Service Members

Policy

In accordance with the authority in Reference (a), this Instruction establishes policy for the Military Departments, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes guidelines for establishment of Military Department policy and procedures to ensure continuity of behavioral health (BH) care at the losing and gaining installations when Service members transition from one health care provider (HCP) to another when transferring to a new duty station or transitioning out of the Service.

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6490.10
  • Date: 10/28/2015
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Mental Health Care
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