Medical Care Provider
Duration: 24 Hours
Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved
Any applicant who has successfully completed the 24-Hour Medical Care Provider Course will satisfy the Medical First Aid training requirements of Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code.
Medical Care Provider is designed to enable the participant to meet the requirements of STCW ’95, as amended, Ch VI, Section A-VI/4-1 Table A-I/4-1. Upon completion the participant will be able to demonstrate a higher level of competency to take action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency as required by the code. Topics include immediate action to be taken in an emergency, body structure and function, fractures and dislocations, toxicological hazards aboard ship, burns, spinal injuries, maintaining a healthy environment aboard a ship, administration of medications, medical advisory services, medical care of rescued persons, and cardiac arrest.