The instructional design for the Medical Materiel Supervisor program is group paced. The Medical Materiel Supervisor program provides education and training in the major disciplines of medical materiel to include providing training in the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties in the medical logistics system emphasizing medical logistics management techniques. Scope of training includes the following: inventory management, WRM management, financial analysis/manpower, and specialized operations. The program is based on the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) computer system.
The Medical Material Basic Management Skills program is designed to prepare enlisted personnel for the increased level of responsibility as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) or Superintendent of a Medical Logistics account.
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, and practical exercises for Medical Material Supervisors.
Topics covered include Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) operations, system administration, inventory management, medical equipment management, contingency asset management, management reports, financial management, and manpower.
Emphasis is placed on utilizing the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) computer system as a management tool.