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Medical First Aid

Medical First Aid

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The STCW Medical First Aid course exists for employees who are responsible for the medical care on board. The captain is initially responsible for the medical care on board and should be able to provide medical care at all times. In many cases, besides the captain, another person (e.g. the first mate) is appointed responsible for the medical care on board.

  • Timetable:2 day(s)
  • Certification:STCW (A-VI/4-1)
  • Validation:5 years
  • Requirements:A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate (< 5 year old)
* , excl. VAT (If applicable) and including lunch, coffee / tea and course material

More information about STCW Medical First Aid

The ILT / STCW Medical First Aid on board certificate is compulsory for employees who are responsible for providing first aid on board within the borders of the Dutch territorial sea or a territorial sea adjacent to the royal zone of the Dutch territorial sea.

Prior to enrolling in this course it’s required to have a STCW Basic Safety Training certificate (< 5 year old).

After successful completion the STCW (A-VI/4-1) certificate is valid for 5 years.

Course Content:

  • General introduction shipping healthcare
  • (Physical) examination according to a RMA-questionnaire
  • Vital functions check according to the (SR)-ABCDE 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

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)85 – 130 74 61 or contact us via our contact form.

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free cancellation, no prepayment required

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