Certification: DNV-GL approved

Course level: basic
Teaching language: Ukrainian, English
Course objective: Acquiring skills in applying first medical aid in the event of accident or illness, which can take place on board before arriving crewmember responsible for medical care, according to minimum requirements of standard А‑VI/4-1 of STCW Code.

Course content

  • First-aid kit
  • Body structure and function
  • Toxicological hazards on board, 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

Entry requirements: Course is intended for all seafarers
Number of participants: maximum 18
Course duration: 4 working days (primary training)