To better prepare for your time spent in HS "A" School please complete the 3 requirements listed below (A, B, & C). Failure to complete these prerequisites will greatly impede your progress once you arrive for HS “A”. NOTE: ALL links can be accessed from ANY computer with internet access i.e., work, home, public library, etc. DO NOT forget your password and ensure you sign in using your Coast Guard Email address.
A. CHCS Training in MHS Learn; Use this Job Aid (click this link to download the .pdf file) for step by step directions to help you navigate through the required training for both CHCS & the HIPAA training. NOTE: Use of your CAC card to access MHS Learn is NOT necessary.
Complete the following lesson: https://mhslearn.csd.disa.mil
1. CHCS-System Orientation: Basic Skills
This course will provide you with the basic skills required to navigate the Composite Health Care System, a database used to track patient appointments in each clinic you are assigned to.
B. HIPAA Training in MHS Learn;
Complete the following lessons: https://mhslearn.csd.disa.mil
1. Privacy Act and HIPAA Clinical Training
This federally-mandated training is required to allow you to work with patients throughout your career, ensuring their confidentiality in all patient encounters.
If you have any problems registering or logging into MHS Learn you can contact their help desk directly for help:
* (800) 600-9332 (CONUS)
* (210) 767-5250 (Direct)
* (866) 637-8725 (OCONUS)
C. Complete your EPME-4 and test before arriving.
Make sure you bring a copy of your signed EPMEs with you.