STCW – Proficiency on Medical First Aid
£650 GBP(incl. VAT)
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Medical First Aid
- Training School:
- Western Maritime Training Ltd
- Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
- 4 days
he Proficiency in Medical First Aid course is designed for seafarers who are designated to provide medical first aid on board ship in accordance with STCW A-V1/4 (1-3).
The course provides knowledge of giving first aid safely at sea, and contains both theoretical and practical elements to build capability and confidence.
It covers subjects including medical emergencies, resuscitation, poisons, temperature extremes, wounds and bleeding, head injuries, fractures, dislocations, and spinal injuries, among other subjects.
In commercial terms this qualification is aimed at those responsible for providing first aid on vessels venturing up to 150 miles from a safe haven. It is also useful for those that might be considering blue water cruising.