Refresher Competence in Medical Care

R4200.00

Overview

Course Overview

This five-day course is for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and for those requiring certificates of competency.

Duration

Duration 5 days

Learning Content

Course Code STCW A-VI/4-2

On completion students will have sufficient knowledge of medical stores and equipment on board to be able to achieve the learning outcomes which are:

  • Outcome 1: The learner understands how to participate in the coordinated provision of medical care to a person on board.
  • Outcome 2: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an ill person on board.
  • Outcome 3: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an injured casualty on board.

Course Structure

The course is a structured mixture of theory and practical application.
The practical section includes a mandatory total of 12 hours observation at a trauma centre done after hours under supervision.

Prerequisites

  • Delegates must be at least 16 years of
  • Proficiency in English Language written and Verbal skills
  • Medically Fit
  • Delegates must be in possession of one of the following valid and regonised certificates:
    • Medical First Aid STCW A – VI/4 -1

Target Audience

Seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and for those requiring certificates of competency

 Certification

A Project Maritime Training STCW 2010 Manilla Compliant Certificate will be issued on delegate been found competent.

 Revalidation

Every five years

Venue

Held at:

  • Project Maritime Training, Saldanha Bay, South Africa.
  • Designated Trauma Centre under supervision

 

Items to bring

  • Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course.
  • Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, eg passport or identity document

Health

All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

Dates

Courses as per training schedule or on request.

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