1740 | Medical Care Provider


Course Number: 1740
Course Length: 24 hours
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 8
Price: $950.00

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

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); and
  • The specific task from NVIC 12-14 (Ch-1) Task 16.1).

The courses aims to provide the training for candidates to provide medical first aid on board ship.
This course is in accordance with Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-1 of the Seafarers’ Training,
Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code as amended endorsement as an officer in charge
of a navigational watch, as an officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine room,
or as a designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine, or each candidate seeking
to meet the standards of competence for seafarers designated to provide medical first aid on
board ship.

This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Code as amended Chapter VI, Section
A-VI/4, and Table A-VI/4-1. Meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical first aid, a
trainee will be competent to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness onboard.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be competent 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.

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
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization
  • 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

2019 Course Dates:
11/04/2019 – 11/06/2019
12/02/2019 – 12/04/2019

2020 Course Dates:
01/06/2020 – 01/08/2020
02/03/2020 – 02/05/2020
03/02/2020 – 03/04/2020
04/06/2020 – 04/08/2020
05/04/2020 – 05/06/2020
06/01/2020 – 06/03/2020
07/06/2020 – 07/08/2020
08/03/2020 – 08/05/2020
09/08/2020 – 09/10/2020
10/13/2020 – 10/15/2020
11/02/2020 – 11/04/2020
12/07/2020 – 12/09/2020

Class Starts at:   8:00 a.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:   7:00 a.m.

Required Course Tools:
Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator$16.00>