STCW 95 Medical First Aid Inc First Response Emergency Care
£594 GBP (incl. VAT)
- Course Type:
- Medical First Aid
- Training School:
- Cornwall Training & Consultancy Ltd
- St Austell, United Kingdom
- 5 days
IMPORTANT - STCW 95 has now been replaced by a newer version agreed in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments. Our courses are the latest available and conform to the amendments
Our medical First aid course runs over 5 days and covers the requirements of STCW 95 and MNTB. Our course has an added bonus that no-one else can offer! You get your STCW 95 and a shore based qualification to enable you to work ashore on your time off.
- Describe body structure and functions relating to immediate fi rst aid.
- List the contents of the fi rst aid kit and demonstrate use of the equipment..
- Describe use of the Medical First Aid Guide, including treatment required as a result of accidents involving dangerous goods.
- Identify the immediate measures to be taken when accidents, medical emergencies or illnesses occur, including prioritising actions to be taken and minimising risk of harm to self and casualty.
- Describe how to manage illness on board.
- Describe the procedures for maintaining hygiene when undertaking fi rst aid, and demonstrate correct hand washing techniques.
- Demonstrate maintenance of airway, breathing and circulation in a casualty requiring resuscitation, and an unconscious or choking casualty – including carrying out cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
- Demonstrate how to give appropriate fi rst aid in accordance with recognised principles for illnesses related to chest pain, breathing problems, hypoglycaemia and poisoning.
- Explain the procedures for getting radio medical advice and identify the information that needs to be provided to enable the most appropriate advice to be given.
- Describe cause and recognition of shock and demonstrate its management.
- Describe external and internal types of bleeding and demonstrate their control and management.
- Describe how to identify the causes and severity of common types of burns and demonstrate their immediate management.
- Describe the effect of extremes of heat and cold and demonstrate the management of related conditions, including heat exhaustion, heat stroke and hypothermia.
- Describe types of spinal and musculo-skeletal injuries and demonstrate their immediate management.
- Describe types of injury related to the head, chest and abdomen and demonstrate their management.
- Demonstrate methods of caring for and monitoring ill persons.
- Identify casualty rescue requirements and demonstrate appropriate transportation techniques.
As we are an approved centre for First Response Emergency Care (FREC) you will recieve this additional qualification to enable you to use your medical skills when ashore and on leave.
The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.
Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airway; catastrophic bleeding; management of fractures; medical emergencies and many more!
What’s more, this Ofqual regulated qualification is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care –The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfils the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level D, meaning learners can book this course with total confidence!
- Roles and responsibilities of a first responder
- Medical emergencies
- Patient assessment
- Airway management
- Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage
- Emergency oxygen
- Traumatic injuries
- Catastrophic bleeding
- Poisoning and intoxicating substances
- E xternal and internal bleeding
- Helmet removal
- Cervical collars and pelvic splints
- Environmental exposure
- Burns and scalds
- Minor injuries
- Incident reporting
There are no pre-requisites in terms of prior training. Learners who hold a certificate in Elementary First Aid must undertake this training in full in order to update and extend their knowledge and skills in current medical first aid procedures.
We will require you to prove medical fitness by the production of your ENG1 medical certificate, or equivalent, as an indicator of fitness.