Medical First Aid On Board Ship Refresher

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Course Description
The Medical First Aid On Board Ship Refresher is for the candidate who already possesses a valid Medical First Aid On Board Ship Certification (as listed in column 1 of table A-VI/4-1) which is nearing expiry and wishes to renew this certification.

Course content
* Revision of Marine Basic First Aid
* First Aid Kit
* Body structure and function
* Toxicological hazards aboard ship
* Examination of patient
* Spinal Injuries
* Burns scales and effects of heat and cold
* Fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries
* Medical care of rescued persons, including distress, hypothermia and cold exposure
* Radio medical advise
* Pharmacology
* Sterilization
* Cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia
* Psychological and psychiatric problems
* 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

2 days

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