STCW Medical Care Aboard Ship

STCW-MCAS

Programme Overview Programme Overview

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
• Diseases
• Alcohol and drug abuse
• Psychiatry
• 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


Programme Information Programme Information

Who is the Programme for

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.

 

Next Programme Dates

NFCI Castletownbere 2022:

 

Locations

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI)

 

Duration and Timetable

5 days (full time)

 

Training Methodology

This is a highly interactive classroom-based course with a combination of:

 

Certification

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 

 

Entry Requirements

 

Progression

 

Assessment

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:

 

Fees

€845

 

Grant Aid

Please contact Kathy Cullimore for more information on potential grant aid

kathy.cullimore@bim.ie / +353 1 2144283


For more information contact

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Cork)

Castletownbere, Co Cork

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Donegal)

Greencastle, Co Donegal