Medical First Aid
This four day STCW Medical First Aid Course is for those designated to provide medical care on board the ship. This course meets the required Regulation VI/4, paragraph 1 and section A-VI/4, paragraph 1 to 3 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.
Students will gain the essential knowledge and training to enable them to apply immediate first aid to an injured casualty and person suffering from illness on board.
This course covers:
Medical First Aid covers how to prepare for a medical emergency on board so you can do what is required to preserve life until proper medical attention can be given. Subjects include; body structure and function, toxicological hazards onboard, casualty examination, spinal injuries, burns, fractures, care of the rescued, radio medical advice, pharmacology, sterilisation of cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia.
Examination: Continues theoretical and practical assessment
Pre-requirements: Students must hold their STCW Elementary First Aid.
Validity: After successful completion this certificate is valid for 5 years/
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 4 days
- Skill level STCW Elementary First Aid
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes