Medical Care On Board Ship Course

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Course Description
The Marine Medical Care course is provided to seafarers who are designated to provide medical care on board vessels at sea. Course aims to enable candidates on completion of training to provide medical first aid on board ship in accordance with Section A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code. The level of knowledge of the subjects shall be sufficient to enable the designated seafarer to take immediate effective action in the case of accidents or illness likely to occur on board ship.

In order to register for this course, trainees must have completed Medical First Aid on Board Ship course with Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code.

Course content
* First Aid review
* Care of casualties
* Aspects of Nursing
* Treatment of diseases
* Alcohol and drug abuse
* Dental care Gynaecology and pregnancy
* Medical care of rescued persons, including trauma, hypothermia and cold exposure
* Death at sea
* Environmental control on board ship
* Disease prevention
* Medicines and medical equipment
* Surgical equipment instruments and supplies
* External assistance
* Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
* Automated External Defibrillation

Who Should Attend

The course is ideal for every certificated officer and other ratings (including those in port limit vessels such as helmsman).

Course Duration

3.5 days

Day 1: 9pm to 6pm
Day 2: 9pm to 6pm
Day 3: 9pm to 10pm
(excludes time for remediation and reassessments)