Army MOS (Job) Qualifications
See Explanation of Terms for description of physical standards and testing standards.
91C--Practical Nurse (Prac Nurse), CMF 91
Special Note: MOS 91C (Practical Nurse) recently merged with MOS 91B (Medical Specialist), to form MOS 91W (Health Care Specialist). The job description for this MOS has not yet been officially released, but it is a combination of both of the previous MOS's.
a. Major duties. The practical nurse supervises or performs pre ventive, therapeutic, and emergency nursing care procedures under supervision of physician, nurse or NCO. Duties for MOS 91 C at each level of skill are:
(1) MOSC 91C10. Performs preventive, therapeutic and emer gency nursing care procedures under supervision of physician, nurse or NCO.
(2) MOSC 91C20. Performs preventive, therapeutic and emer gency nursing care procedures under supervision of physician, nurse or medical NCO.
(3) MOSC 91C30. Performs preventive, therapeutic, and emer gency nursing care procedures or supervisory management of small ward/unit.
(4) MOSC 91C40. Supervises management of one or more wards/units andmanages para-professional nursing personnel.
(5) MOSC 91C50. Manages ward/unit operations in large hospital.
b. Physical demands rating and qualifications for initial award of MOS. The practical nurse must possess the following qualifications:
(1) Physical demands rating--N/A.
(2) A physical profile of 222221.
(3) A minimum score of 95 in aptitude area ST.
(4) Formal training:
(a) Active Army inservice soilders must have held MOS 91B and must have at least 1 year experience as a 91 B. All soldiers attending the Army Medical Department Center & School (AMEDD) 91 C course or St. Phillips must have either American College Test Scores with a minimum score of English 15, Reading 17, and Math 17; or a MOS 91C Course conducted under the auspices of the AMEDD Center & School. Obtain and maintain a valid and current professional license per DOD Directive 6025,13, (Exception: Sol diers attending the exportable 91 C training conducted at an AMEDD Center & School approved Reserve Component School are exempt from the MOS 91 B prerequisite).
(b) Soldiers covered by (a) above who fail the initial National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) must retake the examina tion at the earliest possible date. A soldier who twice fails the licensure examination or is not licensed within one year of gradua tion per AR 40-68 (which ever occurs first) may be released from active duty under AR 635-200 or reclassified under AR 600-200.
(1) M3--Dialysis Specialty.
(2) P5--Master Fitness Trainer.
(3) 2S--Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
(4) 4A--Reclassification Training.
Information derived from Army Pamplet 611-21. Current as of Nov 2000.