STCW Medical Care Aboard Ship
This five-day training programme is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills to provide treatment and medical care to sick or injured seafarers while they remain on board.
The learner will gain the competencies to diagnose medical problems and to participate in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.
Topics covered include:
• Care of Casualties
• Alcohol and drug abuse
• Dental care
• Gynaecology and pregnancy
• Medical care of rescued persons, including distress, hypothermia, cold exposure
• Death at Sea
• Environmental control on board ship
• Disease prevention
• Keeping of records
• Medicines and medical equipment
• Surgical equipment, instruments, supplies
The programme is open to seafarers who have successfully completed the STCW Medical First Aid course and who now wish to gain additional knowledge and skills in provision of medical care aboard ships.
NFCI Castletownbere 2022:
NFCI Greencastle 2022:
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI)
5 days (full time)
This is a highly interactive classroom-based course with a combination of:
On successful completion of this programme and demonstration of competence, the learner will receive a STCW* Medical Care Aboard Ship Certificate issued by BIM on behalf of the Department of Transport certifying that the holder has met the standard of competence specified in Table A-VI/4-2 of STCW 78 as amended.
*Standard of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping Training Programme
Progress will be checked during the course through a combination of formative written/practical assessments to reinforce understanding and learning.
The final assessment consists of:
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