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Course Title
Army Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Program Leader Distributed Learning (DL) Course FY2021
Instructional Method
AMEDD Center and School
Target Audience
master fitness trainers, medics, health care professionals, and unit leaders involved in local P3T implementation

The P3T DL Course is a 25-hour distributed learning course with 14 modules in Blackboard (Bb) that includes didactic sessions, video lessons, reading assignments, and check-on-learning tests.  P3T DL Course must be enrolled in through ATRRS by your unit training NCO (G/S3) or ATRRS training manager at 


Search for the course number, 081SDL18-APHC-P3T-0001, Course Title: PREGNANCY POSTPARTUM PT (P3T) PROGRAM LEADER (DL). When your P3T DL Course registration in ATRRS is received, you will receive a registration verification email indicating you will get further instructions. ATRRS AND BLACKBOARD ARE LINKING.  YOU WILL BE ENROLLED DIRECTLY INTO THE P3T DL COURSE in BLACKBOARD.  After you are enrolled, EMAIL THE P3T COURSE DIRECTOR AT with the LOCATION AND DATE WHERE YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE P3T INSTRUCTOR COURSE. IF YOU ARE NOT ATTENDING THE P3T INSTRUCTOR COURSE THEN INDICATE WHY YOU ARE TAKING THE P3T DL COURSE. 

P3T DL Course login is on Enterprise Lifelong Learning Center’s (ELLC) Blackboard at   Look under ‘My Courses’ for the direct link to the P3T DL course. The course module topics are Course Introduction, Implementation Guide, Changes during Pregnancy, Nutrition, Safety Issues, Exercise Performance, Exercise Session Development, Changes During Postpartum, Data Collection and Evaluation, Medical Staff Support, Individualized/RemoteP3T, Conducting Exercise Leader Trainings, and Exam Review. Once the modules have been completed the enrollee will be required to complete the final exam in the last module (100  questions).  Course completion requires an 80% grade on all the modules tests, practice exam, assignments 1 & 2, and final exam. 

Completion of the P3T DL course is a REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITE for attendance in the P3T INSTRUCTOR COURSE.  A completion certificate is provided to the email you have listed on your Blackboard profile (BE SURE IT IS CORRECT!) or on the Blackboard home page under 'My Certificates' when all the P3T DL course requirements have been met. 


NOTE: The P3T DL course alone will not award promotion points.  Completion of BOTH DL and INSTRUCTOR Courses is required for a 'graduated' status for the P3T Program Leader Course, and awarding of the ASI A6.

Completion of the P3T DL Course requires passing ALL the module tests, assignments 1 & 2, and final exam with an 80%, and submission of assignment 3 in module 7.  You are allowed unlimited opportunities to pass the module tests, but the final exam only allows five attempts.  The final exam covers all the course content and is 100 multiple choice questions.  It usually takes ~1400 points to complete the course.  PLAN TO SPEND APPROXIMATELY 25 HOURS. 

The P3T DL Course has several purposes:

1) Required pre-requisite for P3T Instructor Course attendance to be trained as a P3T instructor trainer.

2) Required content for medical personnel to fulfill responsibilities of the P3T positions of medical expert and education coordinator. 

3) Recommended preparation for NCOs to be trained as P3T exercise leaders.  After experience as an EL, they can take the P3T Instructor Course and become P3T instructor trainers.

4) Recommended content to learn what to do for P3T for an ARNG or RC unit.

5) Recommended content for unit leaders to understand and gain knowledge about P3T implementation. 

6) Helpful content for pregnant Soldiers to learn more about exercise during pregnancy and postpartum. 

ATRRS Enrollment:  Request enrollment through the unit Training NCO (S-3) or ATRRS Administrator.  They will follow these steps:   

  1. Log into ATRRS at the URL below using either your CAC or PIV (standard certificate):
  2. In the “Title” cell, type “P3T” and 2021 for the year.  Click the “Search” button to display courses and classes
  3. Identify desired DL course and click on the linked course number for desired course title to show enrollment options
  4. Click on the “Register” link to enroll a student for the desired course
  5. Click on the “I Agree” button; “Log in with CAC” button and again log in using certificate
  6. Review your personal information in ATRRS and click the “Submit Application” button. Your request is submitted and you will receive an email with instruction within 24 hours.
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