medical first aid
  • Course Code MCAS
  • Duration Full course: 5 days, Refresher: 3 days
  • Campus Lowestoft Campus

STCW Medical Care Aboard Ship and Refresher

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.

Course dates:


MCAS Full course
26 - 30 November 2018
17 - 21 December 2018
07 - 11 January 2019 CM
14 - 18 January 2019 CM
08 - 12 May 2019
29 July - 02 August 2019
05 - 09 August 2019 CM
12 - 16 August 2019 CM
09 - 13 September 2019
25 - 29 November 2019

MCAS Refresher:
11 - 13 February 2019
08 - 10 April 2019
10 - 12 June 2019
07 - 09 October 2019

Course costs:

Medical Care Aboard Ship: £585 + VAT. (£702 in total)

Medical Care Aboard Ship Refresher: £395 + VAT. (£474 in total)

To book call +44(0)1502 525025, email maritime@eastcoast.ac.uk
or download a booking form and return to the email address above

Course Booking Form (Individual)
Course Booking Form (Company)

Requirements

A Medical First Aid Aboard Ship certificate.

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

Assessment

Assessment is continual with a formal assessment on the final day of the course.

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