Medical Care Provider

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Course Summary:

Any applicant who successfully completes this course will satisfy the Medical Care Provider training requirements of Section A-VI/4 of the STCW Code and competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.619(a)(2)(3); and the Medical First-Aid Provider training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(i); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.335(a)(3)(i) and 46 CFR 12.619(a)(1).

Course Length:

3 Days (21 Hours)

Class Size:

12 Students

Pre-Registration is Required

Cost:

$695

Prerequisites:

Completion of U.S. Coast Guard approved Elementary First Aid and CPR course or equivalent.

Course Details:

The course will cover the following topics:

  • First Aid Kits
  • Body Structure and Function
  • Patient Exam
  • Radio Advice
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations, and muscular injuries
  • Burns, scalds, and effects of heat and cold
  • Cardiac arrest, drowning, asphyxia
  • Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  • Medical care of rescued persons
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization

Examination:

One examination is administered at the end of the course. There will be practical portions administered throughout the course that are pass/fail. Medical First Aid written examination, 20 questions, 70% required to pass.

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