Combination Medical First Aid and Medical Care (STCW)

Learn how to provide medical care on board

Sectors Merchant shipping
Type of training Basic course
Duration 5 days
Price € 1.450,00 excl. VAT
Recognition Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport (ILT)

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  • Medical First Aid

    It is literally and figuratively of vital importance that passengers on board of ship can provide medical first aid to fellow passengers. In the international STCW treaty has set up legal requirements for this matter. Each officer is required to possess a valid certificate. This certificate is valid for five years. The course Medical First Aid teaches you how to proceed quickly and efficiently in the case of accidents and illness on board.

    Medical Care

    The international STCW treaty also has established legal requirements for medical care provided on board of vessels. Those responsible on board for medical care are required to possess a valid certificate. This certificate is valid for five years. The course Medical Care teaches you how to provide medical care to the ill and wounded on board.

    In this combination course all components are addressed as has been prescribed in the STCW tables A-V/4-1 (Medical First Aid) and 4-2 (Medical Care). The course has been certified by ‘Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport (ILT)’ under institute code NL007.

  • During this course the professor covers realistic situations that could occur on board. You learn how to evaluate the situation and to react accordingly. Conducting a medical evacuation is also part of the course programme. The emphasis is put on practical skills of medical first aid and medical care on board.

    The following topics will come forward during the course:

    • Recognizing causes, scale and severity of accidents and diseases on board
    • Providing quick medical first aid to the ill and wounded on board according to the directives of national and international medical manuals on board
    • Recognizing of changes in the condition of the patient
    • Requesting external assistance and conducting a medical evacuation.
  • At the end of this course:

    • you can recognize causes, scope and severity of accidents and diseases
    • you are able to provide quick and efficient medical first aid and medical care on board
    • you know how to monitor the patient’s condition and how to proceed when this changes
    • you are able to request external assistance
    • you are able to conduct a medical evacuation
  • Captains and those who are responsible for medical care on board.

  • Entry requirements

    Valid certificate Basic Training (STCW)

    Type of training Basic course
    Duration 5 days
    Language Dutch, Nederlands
    Exams (practical exam), Yes
    Certificate (STC Traininh & Consultancy certificate), Ja (STC Training & Consultancy certificaat)
    Course code SMFAC
    • hand over before starting in order to receive certificate
      – a copy of a valid certificate Basic Training (STCW)
    • After a positive result of the practical final exam you will receive the official STCW Medical Care certificate and the official Medical First Aid certificate. Both meet the requirements that have been established in the STCW-treaty.
    • you can let the training be stamped into your seaman’s book.
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3 reasons to choose this course

  • In five days both Medical First Aid as well as Medical Care (STCW)
  • Teachers with practical experience with a medical background
  • Training by means of realistic scenarios

Yes, this is the course!