Duration: 5 days
Scope of this course is to provide the training for candidates to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board ship, in accordance with section A-VI/4 of the STCW Code.
This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1978 as amended STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical care, a trainee will be competent to participate effectively in coordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea and to provide the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care while they remain on board.
The course is approved by the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Panama Maritime Authority and the Republic of Cyprus.