Medical Care Aboard Ship Refresher - East Coast College

Course:STCW Medical Care Aboard Ship Refresher

Price (exc. VAT):

£ 495

Course Type:



Venue:  East Coast College

Dates:  06/03/2023  to  15/03/2023

Times:  08:30 to 17:00

Places Available:  8

Venue:  East Coast College

Dates:  19/07/2023  to  21/07/2023

Times:  09:00 to 17:00

Places Available:  8


A Medical First Aid Aboard Ship certificate.

To be eligible for the refresher, you must hold a Medical Care Aboard Ship certificate.


Course Content

This course is required if you wish to qualify for a Chief Mates/Masters certificate of competency at sea and / or are in charge of the medical care of personnel aboard their vessel.

If successful, candidates will be awarded a certificate which meets the performance criteria laid down for Medical Care Aboard Ship in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex of the STCW convention and section A-V1/4 (4-2) of the STCW Code and the Merchant Navy (Training and Certification) Regulations.
Course content:
•Nursing principles and clinical examination
•The respiratory system
•The urinary system
•Injuries and wounds
•The gastrointestinal system
•Eyes, ear, nose and throat and dental/oral conditions
•Diseases and spread of infection
•The female reproductive system
•Medical care of rescued persons
•External assistance and the evacuation of patients

Progress will be assessed through continuous assessment via multiple choice questionnaires during the course and an oral/practical examination on completion.