STCW Medical Care Provider

Course Description

Provides American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification and STCW Medical Care Provider certification. Provides minimum standard of proficiency for persons designated to provide medical first aid on board ship.

This course consists of 14 2-hour practicals.

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following STCW elements:

Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills:


Before giving care

Body Structure and Function

Positioning of the Casualty

Cardiac Emergencies, CPR and AED

Breathing Emergencies

First Aid

Management of Shock

Rescue and Transport of Casualties

Onboard and Shore Resources

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