STCW 95 Proficiency in Medical Care On Board Ship
This course is directed at those taking charge of medical care onboard a ship.
Content & Objectives
The course aims to develop the competence required to be able to diagnose medical problems aboard ship, provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board and participate in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.
Subjects on the course will include
Identification of symptoms based on the concepts of clinical examination and medical history
Protection against infection and spread of diseases
Appropriate treatment of an injury or condition
The dosage and application of drugs and medication
Prompt recognition of changes in a patient's condition
Clinical examination procedures
The method and preparation for a medical evacuation
Procedures for seeking radio medical advice
The course is run over 5 days at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes and will include theory and practical sessions.
You must be at least 18 years of age and must have received approved or recognised training in Medical First Aid on Board Ship (in accordance with Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code), and been issued with a certificate, within the previous five years.
You should be aware that this advanced module is a substantial step up from the compulsory STCW95 for all seafarers.
The cost of this course is £595.00 inc VAT.
This course is eligible for ELC funding, more information on applying can be found here http://www.enhancedlearningcredits.com/
If you require accommodation during the course we can help with a list of local crew houses, B&Bs and hotels to suit all budgets.
Course Duration: 5 days
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