Medical Care

€540 EUR

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Medical Care
Training School:
Novikontas Maritime College
Rīga, Latvia
5 days

The course complies with all requirements of the STCW Convention, as amended, Chapter VI, Sections A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4 of the SCTW Code, as well as covers all subject areas recommended by IMO Model course 1.15 “Medical Care”.

In this course the participants will be competent to provide medical care for the sick persons and injured while they remain on board and to participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.

The Training course covers the following topics:

  • Medical First Aid revision;
  • Care of casualties involving:
    • Head and spinal injuries;
    • Injuries of ear, nose, throat and eyes;
    • External and internal bleeding;
    • Burns, scalds and frostbite;
    • Fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries;
    • Wounds, wound healing and infection;
    • Pain relief;
    • Techniques of sewing and clamping;
    • Management of acute abdominal conditions;
    • Minor surgical treatment;
    • Dressing and bandaging;
  • Medicines and medical equipment;
  • Surgical equipment, instruments and supplies;
  • Nursing care;
  • Diseases, including:
    • Medical conditions and emergencies;
    • Sexually transmitted diseases;
    • Tropical and infectious diseases;
  • Alcohol and drug abuse;
  • Dental care;
  • Gynecology, pregnancy and childbirth;
  • Medical care of rescued persons;
  • Death at sea;
  • Environmental control on board ship (hygiene);
  • Disease prevention, including:
    • Disinfection, disinfestation, de-ratting;
    • Vaccinations;
  • Keeping records and copies of applicable regulations:
    • Keeping medical records;
    • International and national maritime medical regulations;
  • External assistance:
    • Radio medical advice;
    • Transportation of the ill and injured, including helicopter evacuation;
    • Medical care of sick seafarers involving cooperation with port health authorities or out-patient wards in port.

Entry Requirements

MFA certificate or
Previous Medical Care certificate

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This course is available on the following days:
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  • 10 June 2024

Novikontas Maritime College

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