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Medical First Aid & Medical Care

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During the combination course STCW Medical First Aid & Medical Care, the shipping healthcare is our main focus. The course Medical Care teaches you to adequately act to accidents and illnesses when no external medical support is available. This course exists for employees with the responsibility of the medical care on board of a ship. The captain is initially responsible for this and should therefore be able to support the victim with medical support at any time. Next to the captain, another employee is often appointed as responsible for the medical care on board.

  • Timetable:5 day(s)
  • Starting time:07:30
  • Certification:STCW (A-VI/4-1)
    STCW (A-VI/4-2)
  • Validation:5 years
  • Price:€ 1.225,00 excl. VAT and including lunch, coffee / tea and course material
  • Requirements:A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate (< 5 year old)
  • Location:The course will be conducted at FMTC Schiphol

More information about STCW Medical First Aid & Medical Care

When you find yourself in the Dutch territorial sea or a territorial sea adjacent to this zone, you ought to be in possession of a valid STCW / ILT certificate Medical First Aid. However, when you are outside of these zones, you also have to be in possession of a valid STCW / ILT certificate Medical Care. After finishing the combination course STCW Medical First Aid & Medical Care you receive both certificates, so that you are able to apply the right medical aid when needed.

Course Content:

The content of this course consists of the following:

  • General introduction shipping healthcare
  • (Physical) examination according to a RMA-questionnaire
  • Vital functions check according to the SRABCDE model
  • (Infection) diseases and wound treatment on board according to ‘test’ victims
  • Injury to the human musculoskeletal system and neck injury
  • Basic Life Support
  • Transporting wounded
  • Evacuation per helicopter
  • Medical equipment on board
  • Medical administration and contacting Radio Medical Service
  • Administering injections
  • Administering IV
  • Stitching up a wound

Say for instance that you are in possession of a valid certificate Medical First Aid and you also want to obtain the Medical Care certificate. At FMTC, you won’t have to attend to the whole course. You can also opt to only attend to the Medical Care course. Or only cruise on the territorial sea. In this case, you can choose to simply follow the Medical First Aid course at FMTC. We are happy to discuss the possibilities of following one of either course. You can contact us for this without any obligation.

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +31(0)20 – 811 43 32 or contact us via our contact form.

Risk free: Up to 24 hours in advance
free cancellation, no prepayment required

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