Taxonomy Code 1710I1002X

The directory of Navy Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC) in Whistler, Alabama was last updated 3/13/2023

Navy Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC)
Taxonomy Code 1710I1002X

Classification: Military Health Care Provider


A Navy Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) is an active duty Sailor who has successfully completed one of the Navy's specific IDC training programs. IDCs are formally trained and educated to perform primary medical care and minor surgical services in a variety of health care and non-health care settings worldwide under indirect physician supervision. IDCs provide care to Department of Defense operational forces and other supporting forces such as contractors and foreign nationals.


Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy
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