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Medical 2 for reserve
« on: June 17, 2017, 15:42:58 »
Hello all. For your information, i was supposed to go for medical 1 and 2. When i showed up for my medical, i only did medical 1. If i understood correctly, It seems there was a change in policy and reserves don't have to go for medical 2 if they filled in their medical questionnaire.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 16:09:04 »
It's something new and (debatedly) exciting - the questionnaire will be screened at a higher level and it will be determined if a formal physical is required and if any additional information is required...this literally just started in the last 1-2 months.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2017, 21:57:06 »
My understanding of the medical 2 process is that it can either be completed by Medical staff in location or at a later date when you are able / the system is able to prior to starting training.

in short, the successful screening that occurs in the questionnaire is enough to be enrolled, but you will complete the medical two prior to completing any military specific training (IE, during your basic course).  A poor result on the medical (or any other, such as the security screening, etc) will mean an immediate release from the forces.

Clear as mud?  The Primary Reserve itself is still trying to wrinkle out the details with regards to this new process - so clarity is somewhat hard to come by as none of the members responsible for the process have been working with it very long.



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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2017, 06:10:15 »
I think there is still medical 2 for people over 40
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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2017, 10:02:43 »
I think there is still medical 2 for people over 40

That's why there is a screening process.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2017, 19:28:10 »
That's why there is a screening process.

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What do you mean by screening process ?

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2017, 08:33:49 »
The questionnaires are screened by the Recruit Medical Office - they're looked over and if there are things that concern them, the applicant concerned either receives a request for more medical information or to attend a full, formal medical exam.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2017, 18:12:17 »
Ok thanx

i was thinking of something else went i saw screening process that as nothing to do
with medical

I'm 46y.o. for the reserve i did my medical in april,
Ottawa got it the may 4,
the may 8 they wrote need more info (or something like that)
and never send nothing at this time !

The recruiter in Montréal was so pissoff of that and told me that happens very offen

What kind of paper work will they send me ?
What they want to check, because on the questionnaire i wrote nothing was wrong
don't take any medication, everything is find between my 2 ears, but had surgery on a finger un 1986
and a broken finger (the same lollll) in 2006.
I'm not worry i'm just asking to what will be next step.

Thank you MM
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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2017, 08:23:07 »
You'll likely get a letter with a form to be filled out by your family doc regarding whatever condition(s) they're concerned about.  Doc fills it out and you fire it back.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2017, 20:49:54 »
Good evening,

I filled in my medical questionnaire for reserve and completed only medical 1, as mentioned previously.

After calling my CFRC, it seems my file has been transferred to the RMO because they need further information. Does this mean I am going to receive a letter requiring more information? Or can it be that the RMO clears my file? I am 32 yo.

I don't really see why they would need more info according to the questionnaire... Only thing is I don't remember my titanus vaccination...

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2017, 21:00:10 »
If you check yes to any of the crash or emergency landing questions*, they want more information (mental health, past surgeries, sports injuries, etc).  If there is an issue with your vision or hearing screening, they'll want more information.  If you're overweight, they're going to want more information.  I think you get where I'm going...and why I thought this was a mentally challenged idea in the first place.

*Automatic or potential disqualifiers where a family/specialist doctor's form and letter are required.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2017, 22:01:45 »
If you are asking about the Enrolment Medical Screening that is part of the new (1 Apr 17) Expedited Reserve Enrolment (ERE) process it is straightforward. There are two parts:

1. A medical history questionnaire
2. A medical screening that will assess your Vision, Colour Vision, Hearing, Height, Weight and Blood Pressure. And only that. No physical exam.

If you are joining a Reserve unit that is directly supported by a Health Services Reserve Field Ambulance the Questionnaire and Screening will be done together and both of those are sent to the Recruiting Medical Office in Ottawa for review. In some locations the screening is still done in the recruiting centre. If all is good you can be enrolled.

If you are joining a Reserve unit that is not directly supported by a Health Services Reserve Field Ambulance you will complete the Questionnaire only and give it back to the unit recruiter sealed in an envelope provided. They will send it to the RMO for review. If all is good you can be enrolled BUT you will still have the medical screening (#2 above) no later than the first day of your BMQ/BMOQ course.

The RMO is able to provide a FIT / UNFIT / Need more INFO decision within about five days of receiving the form(s). If there is any need for more medical information you will be advised AND you will not be part of the ERE any longer. Your enrolment will be delayed until the needed information is received and reviewed by the RMO and a final FIT / UNFIT decision is made.

The number 1 reason for delays at the RMO is incorrectly completed forms. Make sure your questionnaire has your Service Number, your Date of Birth, the occupation you are applying for (MOSID) and make sure you sign the form with a witness. Ask your Recruiter for help if you don't know your Service Number or MOSID.

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2017, 00:42:16 »
The RMO is able to provide a FIT / UNFIT / Need more INFO decision within about five days of receiving the form(s). . . .

Are applicants/enrollees given a medical category?  Specifically G and O factors.



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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2017, 20:24:06 »
Quick update: I filled in my medical questionnaire, put it in a sealed envelope, and gave it to my recruiter in May.

My file shows it has been received. There is a note in my file, dated June 1st, saying "more information needed". Since then, my file is blocked. I have not received any letter. I am disappointed not to have had the opportunity to take Medical 2 to see a doctor in person. I have completed all the other steps (FORCE test, CFAT, interview). I guess I will have to wait...

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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2017, 22:06:27 »
Quick update: I filled in my medical questionnaire, put it in a sealed envelope, and gave it to my recruiter in May.

My file shows it has been received. There is a note in my file, dated June 1st, saying "more information needed". Since then, my file is blocked. I have not received any letter. I am disappointed not to have had the opportunity to take Medical 2 to see a doctor in person. I have completed all the other steps (FORCE test, CFAT, interview). I guess I will have to wait...

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Same for me here, and a went to the recruting center last week to see what was happening whit my recruting step, and the sergent  told me me there is a big lag at the medecine bureau in Ottawa, it's the second time i'm asking what was happening with my file (first time june 14) and he ask me if i want to complaint and this will force the chain commandement to answer to my complaint, i told the serg. that i was not there yet but i will in september.

I was hoping to start in my unit in september, but i don't think i will be in by next month.....

The FR has supposily faster entry now, but it's not the case for me, i hope it will go fast after i receive that letter for medical 2 !!!!
« Last Edit: August 12, 2017, 22:14:49 by Kerosen »
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Re: Medical 2 for reserve
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2017, 21:29:07 »
Finally got my letter today for medical 2 for additional test (fasting glucose, fasting lipide and ECG) + checking a surgery on a finger

I don't have a family doctor, so i will go on private a couple hundred dollars here and a couple dollars again for the blood test and ECG
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Recruiting Center: Montréal
Regular/Reserve: Reserve
Officer/NCM: NCM
Trade Choice 1: Armoured soldier 
Trade Choice 2: Artillery
Application Date: February 28th, 2017
First Contact: March 13th, 2017
FORCE test : March 22th, 2017
Aptitude Test: March 22th, 2017
Medical: april 21th 2017
Medical update: pending
Interview: March 29th, 2017
Regiment call: june 13th
Reference check: june 15th
Enrollment/Swear in:
Basic Training: