D19 – Medical First Aid (STCW VI/4-1)

Scope:

The course has been designed to meet requirements of STCW95 (Including amendments) section VI/4-1 and is based on IMO Model course 1.14 Course is intended for all shipboard personnel.

Target:

Upon completition trainee should be able to apply imediate first aid in the event of accident or illnes on board, indentify and treat medical emergencies.

Course content:

  • Prompt action
  • First aid kit
  • Body structure and function
  • Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  • Examination of patient
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns, scalds and effects of heat and cold
  • Fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries
  • Medical care of rescued people , including distress, hyphotermia and cold exposure
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization
  • Cardiac arrest, drowning and aspphyxia

Duration of the course 21 Hours