Any applicant who has successfully completed our Medical Care Provider (MIDATL-310) course will satisfy the following:
- STCW Code Table A-VI/4-1; and
- The competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.619(a)(2); and
- The Medical First-Aid Provider training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(i); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.335(a)(3)(i); and 46 CFR 12.619(a)(1)
This course is designed for officer in charge of a navigational watch, officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine room, or for a designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine room, or for those candidates seeking to meet the standards of competence for seafarers designated to provide medical first aid on board ship.
Meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical first aid, will enable a trainee to be able to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness onboard. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be skilled to conduct a primary and secondary survey of a sick or injured crewmember, immobilize the patient, and begin immediate treatment to preserve life. These are all skills, which typically must be performed before obtaining radio medical advice. This is a non-simulator based course.
Specific knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the following areas is required to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board:
- First-aid kit
- Body structure and function
- Toxicological hazards onboard, including use of the Medical First Aid Guide for Use in Accidents Involving
- Dangerous Goods (MFAG) or its national equivalent
- Examination of casualty or patient
- Spinal injuries
- Burns, scalds and effects of heat and cold
- Fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries
- Medical care of rescued persons
- Radio medical advice
- Cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia
Recommended Study Material:
Merchant Marine Officers Hand Book. William B. Hayler, Editor
Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business Third Edition Tuuli Messer
Upcoming Course Dates:
Class Start Times:
Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.
Check-in Time Starts at:
Day Classes: 7:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 3:00 p.m.
Required Course Tools:
Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator$16.00>