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MHS GENESIS Training

DHA Publication
3/10/2022

Policy Number: 23-003

Establishes the DHA's procedures to specify mandated training for MHS GENESIS.

Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Policy

This issuance: • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for dietary supplement education and use throughout the DOD. • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for administering the DOD Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS) Program and OPSS Advisory Board.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 3/9/2022
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Adverse Event

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

Any untoward medical occurrence associated with the use of a dietary supplement in humans, whether or not considered related to such use.

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Related Glossary Terms:

Adverse Event

Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

The DoD program dedicated to educating Service members and their families on all aspects of dietary supplements. It includes an educational interactive website supported by Service member education, consultations, and training on dietary ...

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Vitamin

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

An organic compound and an essential nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts. 

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

DOD Health Care Providers

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

Any military or civilian health care professional who, under DOD regulations, is granted clinical practice privileges to provide health care services in a military medical or dental treatment facility or who is licensed or certified to perform ...

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Related Glossary Terms:

Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider [DoDM 6025.13] | Health Care Provider [JP 4-02] | Health Care Providers | Health Care Providers [DoDI 6200.06]

Serious Adverse Events

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

An event that results in any of the following outcomes: death, a life-threatening adverse event, inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, a persistent or significant incapacity or substantial disruption of the ...

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Related Glossary Terms:

Adverse Event | Adverse Event

Minerals

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

Naturally occurring elements that cannot be made by living organisms.

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Dietary Supplement

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

Defined in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as products taken by mouth that contain a “dietary ingredient.” Dietary ingredients include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and herbs or botanicals as well as other substances ...

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Related Glossary Terms:

Dietary Supplement

Beneficiaries

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
3/9/2022

Active duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors, certain former spouses, and others registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.

Source of Definition:

DOD 6130.06 : Use of Dietary Supplements in the DOD

Related Glossary Terms:

Beneficiaries | Beneficiaries | Beneficiaries | Beneficiary | Beneficiary | Beneficiary | Beneficiary [DHA IPM: 16-001]

Poster: The Game of Life

Publication
3/9/2022

Display this poster in your facility to educate beneficiaries about TRICARE's qualifying life events which could trigger a change in your TRICARE coverage.

Recommended Content:

Qualifying Life Events Toolkit | Information for Patients: About TRICARE

Defense Health Board Charter

Publication
3/8/2022

Updated 2020-2022 charter of the Defense Health Board

Seasonal Influenza Summary: March 04, 2022

Report
3/4/2022

During week 08 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. The majority of installations and states continued to have minimal to low ILI activity.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation and Administration Summary

Publication
3/3/2022

Preparation and Administration guidance for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (ages 5-11) Preparation and Administration Summary

Publication
3/3/2022

Guidance on how to prepare and administer the pediatric formulation of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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