Proficiency in Medical First Aid
- Course Type:
- Medical First Aid
- Training School:
- Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
- 4 days
The Proficiency in Medical First Aid On Board Ship course is a module of the MCA Chief Mate certification. This MCA First Aid course provides knowledge of giving first aid safely at sea, and contains both theoretical and practical elements to build capability and confidence. It is designed with seafarers in mind. It covers subjects including medical emergencies, resuscitation, poisons temperature extremes, wounds and bleeding, head injuries, fractures and dislocations, and spinal injuries, among other subjects.
Full board accommodation available on site at additional £20 per night.
Candidates must have successfully completed MCA approved training in Elementary First Aid
Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3000gt)
Examination and assessment:
Contains a practical assessment and written examination at the end of the course.
Once you’ve completed this course you would be ready to progress to the Proficiency for Persons in Charge of Medical Care on Board Ship course.
This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)
- 4th November 2019 ★ (1 place)
★ Provisional dates