Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee

Deployment Resources



Uniform Guidance

Note: The Operational Dress Uniform (ODU) is a required uniform for all USPHS officers. Officers are required to have one set of ODUs. However, as standard deployments are typically 14 days, officers may wish to have more than one set.

Uniforms for Female Officers

Uniforms for Male Officers

Ordering the ODU
ODU cold weather gear (refer to page 3)max.gov login required
YouTube video demonstrating how to roll ODU sleeves and blouse pants



Recommended Training Resources

Note: Officers on a Tier 1 or Tier 2 deployment team are reminded of the team participation standards which may require officers to complete up to two weeks of training per year, funds permitting.

Clinical/Patient Care Training
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Pharmacist Immunization Certification
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Advanced Deployment Skills Training
Basic Readiness Level Training Requirements
FMRB Required Training Modules
Joint Humanitarian Operations Course (JHOC)
Humanitarian Assistance Response Training (HART)
Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) program
Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)

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