Medical First Aid online course. The aim of this course is to provide training for candidates to provide medical first aid on board ships, in accordance with Reg. VI-4, Sect. AV-I/4, Para.1-3 & Table: A-VI/4-1.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Indicate the location and functions of the human organs.
- List the biological systems of the human body.
- Modify the arrangement of a ship’s hospital properly.
- Describe the procedures of patients’ examination.
- Select the appropriate external help when you cannot treat a patient.
- Comprehend how to perform Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Apply the Automatic External Defibrillator’s (AED) steps during a rescue procedure.
- Understand how to provide emergency first aid in various cases such as choking, bleeding and shock.
- Choose the corresponding treatment depending on a patient’s symptoms for some common injuries.
- Recognize some common dangers that can occur from accidents during a journey.
- Apply the correct treatment actions after a serious accident.
- The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1995 (STCW 1995), 1998 edition (IMO Sales No. 938E)
- Medical Section (pages 111 to 148) of International Code of Signals, 1987 edition (IMO Sales No. 994E)
- Assembly Resolution A.438(XI) – Training and qualification of persons in charge of medical care aboard ship
- IMO/ILO Document for Guidance, 1985 (IMO Sales No. 935E)
- ILO/IMO/WHO International Medical Guide for Ships (IMGS), 2nd edition, (Geneva, World Health Organization, 1988) (ISBN 9241542314)
- Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG) (IMO Sales No. 251 E)
Duration: 10 h
Who should attend: For admission to the course seafarers should have completed IMO Model Course No. 1.13, Elementary First Aid or attained a similar standard in elementary first aid.
Certificate: Liberia, ABS
DISCLAIMER: The course is provided on an “as is” basis. Before you purchase any of our courses, it is exclusively your responsibility to check if it complies with the flag administration/approval body you require or you want to submit it to. Furthermore, you should check if the course is accepted by your employer or flag administration as your employer or flag administration may have specific requirements.