Medical First Aid (STCW)
To enable Seafarers to provide immediate first aid in the event of an accident or illness on board.
This course is a requirement for any Seafarer who is designated to provide medical care aboard ship.
Any Seafarer who is over 16 years of age, and who has completed a minimum of 6 months sea time.
- Principles of First Aid
- Casualty assessment
- Recognising and treating injuries
- Respiratory system
- Circulatory system
- Basic life support
- Burns, poisons
- Recognising and treating illnesses
- Effects of heat and cold
- Medical stores
STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid Certificate.