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STCW Medical First Aid

STCW Medical First Aid

Course Description

This course is designed for seafarers who are designated to provide medical first aid on board ship. This programme of training meets the requirements laid down in Regulation VI/4, paragraph 1 and section A-VI/4, paragraph 1 to 3 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.


4 days


On request
Students must be fit enough to participate in all aspects of the training. In particular, they must be capable of the practical aspects of the training and the physically demanding nature of some of the exercises involving live fires and the use of breathing apparatus. Students must carry a valid Passport.
16 years old
  • Resuscitation
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Shock
  • Blending, Wounds & Injuries
  • Burns
  • Head Injuries, Fractures & Dislocation
  • Temperature Extremes
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Casualty Handling
  • Scene Management
  • Care of Rescued Casualty
  • Communication, Equipment & Information
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Automated External Defibrillation
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