The Medical Logistics Specialist Program provides formal training at METC. This is a consolidated program with two military services.
Medical Logistics Specialists are allied health professionals focused on procurement, distribution and life cycle management of all necessary supplies and equipment to sustain fixed and contingency medical treatment facilities (MTF) and other medical activities.
Instruction is presented in these major areas: fundamentals of medical logistics, supply chain management, storage and distribution, medical materiel quality control, medical assemblage management and war reserve materiel, inventory, and property management.
The Medical Logistics Specialist program prepares service members to function as entry-level Medical Logistics Specialists and Medical Materiel Apprentices in fixed and deployable medical facilities.
Graduates will demonstrate: knowledge and skill in receiving, storage, distribution, forward logistics, document control, research, and inventory control in fixed and contingency environments; the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate information relevant to the role of the entry-level Medical Logistics Specialist / Medical Materiel Apprentice; technical proficiency in all skills required to fulfill the role of an entry-level Medical Logistics Specialist / Medical Materiel Apprentice; and personal behaviors consistent with professional expectations for the entry-level Medical Logistics Specialist / Medical Materiel Apprentice.
The instructional design of this program’s courses is group-lock step. Methods of instruction include, but are not limited to: lecture, demonstration, online materials, simulations, laboratory practice, and practical exercises. Quality control and safety techniques are emphasized throughout the program.
Air Force specific:
- Students must be a high school graduate or have a GED equivalency.
- Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Air Force Specific:
- Refer to the METC Faculty Development Policy for service-specific requirements and CCAF requirements.