MEDICAL FIRST AID (STCW)

Course/event Title: MEDICAL FIRST AID

Reference to standard: STCW 1978 as amended. Code A-VI/4-1. IMO Model course 1.14.

General: 

This course provides training in elementary first aid at operator's level and is based on the provisions of table A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code. 

Course content in accordance to the Model course 1.14 and STCW 2010 Code A-VI/4-1. 

Course participants will be competent to participate effectively in co-ordinated schemes for medical first aid assistance on ships at sea and to provide the injured with a satisfactory standard of medical first aid while they remain on board. 

The course is open to seafarers to be designated to be in charge of medical first aid on board ships. 

Content: 

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency in accordance with IMO Model Course 1.14: 

• First Aid-Revision 

• Care of Casualties 

• Aspects of Nursing 

• Diseases 

• Medical of Rescued Persons, incl. Distress, Hypothermia and Cold Exposure 

• Keeping of Records 

• Medicines and Medical Equipment 

• Surgical Equipment, Instruments and Supplies Requirements. 

The course is also open to seafarers who have previously completed this Medical First Aid training and wish to comply with the recommendation in the IMO/ILO Document for Guidance, 1985 that a refresher course should be undertaken at intervals of approx. five years. 

Approval:

Course is approved by Estonian Maritime Administration

Accommodation: if you require so, we shall arrange hotel for you. The hotel is high quality 3 star SPA hotel. Hotel fee is 45 EUR per night single room, breakfast included. Transfer to training centre and back to hotel is complimentary.