MCA Proficiency in Medical Care on Board Ship Course
This training is intended for seafarers who are designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and on completion of the training, the students will have sufficient knowledge of the types of ships' medical equipment and stores and their use to be able todiagnose medical problems on board ship,provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board andparticipate in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships. This training is provided in accordance with Regulation VI/4 of the Annex to the STCW Convention and Section A-VI/4(4-6) of the STCW Code and the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997.
Students must be at least 21 years of age, served at sea in a merchant vessel for at least 18 months and have received approved or recognised training in Medical First Aid on Board Ship within the previous five years to receive certification.
- Making a diagnosis
- The cardiovascular and respiratory systems
- The abdomen
- ENT, dental and ophthalmic
- Communicable diseases
- Wounds and injuries
- Trauma management
- Equipment and information
- Patient management - general
- Patient management - specific
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Price on Application
Accommodation available on request