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Contingency Supply Blocks in the Navy

Assigned to a Health Services Augmentation Program (HSAP) team, the HM may work with patients.
The HSAP provides comprehensive information on rules, procedures, and roles and duties for various kinds of teams. Depending on where these units are deployed, supplies and equipment may be unavailable or in short supply, thus contingency supply blocks have been set up to meet the need for them.

Blocks of emergency medical and dental supply equipment are effectively packaged. In order to suit the demands of a certain unit, each block is built.
A surgical supply block, for example, contains enough equipment and materials to set up an operating room and perform 100 major surgical procedures with ease. The FMF and CBs are provided by these blocks to assets.

Assembling of the block

An Authorized Medical Allowance List (AMAL) specifies the contents of each contingency supply block.
When it comes to reviewing all AMALs, NAVMEDLOGCOM is in charge of doing so on a yearly basis at the very least. For supply block management to continue, the AMAL must be employed as a foundational source document. The AMAL’s preamble includes maintenance, packing, and labeling instructions.

Authorized medical & dental allowance list (AMAL/ADAL)

Health Services Augmentation Program (HSAP) teams may be assigned to HMs.
For each type of team, the HSAP outlines policies, processes, and duties in depth. Depending on where these units are deployed, supplies and equipment may be unavailable or in short supply, thus contingency supply blocks have been set up to satisfy the need.

Medical and dental equipment and supplies are included in contingency supply blocks that are functionally packaged. Each piece of the puzzle is put together to suit the requirements of a given unit.
A surgical supply block, as an example, comprises enough equipment and supplies for 100 major surgical cases to set up an operating room. These blocks are used to provide FMF and CBs to assets.

The block assembly

Each contingency supply block has its own Authorized Medical Allowance List (AMAL), which outlines the items that will be included in it.
NAVMED Log Command (NAVMEDLOGCOM) is in charge of creating, publishing, maintaining, and coordinating an annual complete evaluation of all AMALs. In order to maintain supply block management, the AMAL is the primary document to refer to. The AMAL’s prologue includes instructions on how to properly preserve, pack, and mark the block.