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MEDICAL - Medical First Aid

Training Course Details
Course Type: Marine Courses
Duration: 5 Days
Certifying Authority: MCA

Intended for seafarers who are designated to provide Medical First Aid on board ship. Course will cover the general principles for dealing with accidents and other emergencies and the application of immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board.

You will study:
• Awareness of basic incident management
• Protection of the team from hazards arising from the scene or cross infection
• Burns, scalds and smoke inhalation management
• Airway management and basic adjuncts
• The importance of accurate recording and reporting
• Environmental issues including drowning and rescue• Effects and management of common offshore poisons
• CPR and defibrillation
• Haemorrhage control
• Head and Eye injury management
• Ongoing care and transportation issues
• The use of analgesia as appropriate
• Recognition and management of shock
• Initial management of minor injuries
• Initial management of acute medical conditions


Course Schedule

For more information on course schedule please contact us by clicking ‘Enquire’ at foot of page or by calling 0141 876 3000.

Northern Marine Group
Alba House
2 Central Avenue
G81 2QR
Scotland, UK

Tel +44 141 876 3000