(Table A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code)
This five-day course is for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and for those requiring certificates of competency.
Duration of course: 5 days
Attendance: Minimum 4 trainees per day.
On completion, the seafarer will have sufficient knowledge of medical stores and equipment on board to be able to:
- Diagnose medical problems on board;
- Provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board;
- Participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.