Medical Care Provider (STCW)

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QUALMI-310: Medical Care Provider STCW Code 2011 Edition Approved!

COURSE LENGTH: 21 HOURS (3 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 within 5 years to the U.S. Coast Guard will satisfy the Medical First Aid  training requirements of Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-1 of the Seafarers’ Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code, as amended; and 46 CFR 12.13-1.   Prerequisite: Completion of U.S. Coast Guard approved Elementary First Aid and CPR course or equivalent. This course will also be of value to others who need intermediate First Aid training who may or may not operate vessels on the water who may not be seeking U.S. Coast Guard licenses, or whose experience is not up to the minimum requirements established under ideal conditions. Because of this, entry standards can be adjusted to suite the particular circumstances. In most cases, the students for each course will normally have backgrounds that meet or exceed the ideal entry standards stated above.   The course covers the following topics:

  • Shipboard First Aid Kit; Body Structure and Function; Toxicological Hazards Aboard Ship; Examination of Patient; Spinal Cord Injuries; Burns, Scalds and the Effects of Heat and Cold; Fractures, Dislocations and Muscular Injuries; Medical Care of Rescued Persons, Including: Distress, Hypothermia and Cold Exposure; External Assistance (Radio Advice); Pharmacology; Sterilization; Cardiac Arrest;  and Drowning and Asphyxia.

Examination and assessment: Several examinations and assessments are administered throughout the course.

  1. Intermediate First Aid written examination – 40 questions, 70% minimum passing score
  2. Intermediate First Aid Practical STCW Assessments Pass/Fail
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