Elementary First Aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
STCW Elementary First Aid
The aim of the Elementary First Aid course is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergencies at sea.
The Elementary First Aid module is a mixture of theory and practical sessions giving you essential knowledge on how to respond to the most common emergencies on board including burns and scalds, broken bones, bleeding and shock. You will also learn the following first aid procedures:
- Different bandaging methods
- How to move a patient
- How to improvise when there is no equipment available
This course has both a practical and written assessment.
- Duration – 1 day
- Inclusive of lunch