Medical Care Person In Charge (PIC) (STCW)


QUALMI-307: Medical Care Person In Charge (PIC)  STCW Code 2011 Edition Approved!

Course Length: 40 HOURS (5 DAYS)

Course Description:

This course provides training to mariners seeking to complete the requirements to provide medical first aid on board ships. Any student who successfully completes the training and presenting a certificate of training to the U.S. Coast Guard will satisfy the Medical Care Person in Charge training requirements of 46 CFR 12.15-3; AND the competency requirements of Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code as amended, for the person-in-charge of medical care aboard ship: provided that they have also completed a Coast Guard approved Medical Care Provider course within 12 months prior to completion of the Medical Care Person In Charge course.

Entry Standard:  Evidence of completion of a U.S. Coast Guard approved Medical Care Provider course within the previous 12 months.

The course covers the following topics:
Legal Issues; Care of Casualty; Aspects of Nursing; Intravenous (IV) Infusion, Injections & Therapy; Suturing; Catheters & Nasogastric (NG) Tube Insertion;  Diseases; Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Dental Care; Record Keeping and Applicable Regulations; External Assistance; Environmental Health; Surgical Instruments and Medical Supplies.

Examination: One written examination and a number of practical assessments are administered throughout the course.  Management Level Emergency Medical Care written examination – 50 questions, 70% minimum passing score.

 Medical care PIC STCW Management Level Assessments    Pass/Fail  

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