Medical Care Onboard Ships – Refresher
This course is a pre requisite for entry to the Merchant Navy. A certificate is issued by the college on the successful completion of the course on behalf of the Maritime Coastguard Agency. This course is part of the mandatory STCW basic safety training courses, which also include Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Security Awareness training and Personal Survival Techniques.
The course will cover:·
- Dealing with an emergency
- Priorities of treatment
- Casualty transport
- Basic Life Support (CPR)
- Shock management
Trainees must either have received approved or recognised training in Proficiency in Medical Care On Board Ship (in accordance with Section A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code) or hold a certificate of Updated Proficiency in Medical Care On Board Ship.