Proficiency in Medical First Aid (A-VI/4-1)
Proficiency in Medical First Aid
This progressive First Aid course (A-VI/4-1) is designed to give seafarers the skills and essential knowledge to take action when encountering medical emergencies at sea.
The course contains both theoretical and practical elements to build capability and confidence when at sea. Learn how to deal with various medical emergencies including resuscitation, fractures, dislocations and spinal injuries.
Candidates must have successfully completed MCA approved training in Elementary First Aid (STCW A-VI/1-3).
The syllabus focuses on participation in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships, providing medical care to the sick and injured (while they remain on board) and the diagnosis of medical problems on board a vessel.
Upon successful completion of the four-day course you will gain the Proficiency in Medical First Aid (STCW A-VI/4-1) qualification.