STCW Medical First Aid Course Overview
This course is designed for seafarers designated to provide medical first aid on board a ship in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex to the STCW convention and section A-V1/4 (1-3) of the STCW code.
The course provides both a practical and theoretical mixture of training including:
- Examination of a casualty
- Spinal injuries
- Burns and scalds
- The effects of heat and cold
- Fractures, dislocation and muscular injuries
- Radio medical advice
- Cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia
Candidates must be fit and able to complete all aspects of training.
Upon successful completion of the course, all candidates are issued with an STCW Medical First Aid certificate.