Medical Care On Board Ship
|Course requirement||STCW compulsory|
|Duration in hours||45.5|
The course aims to provide the training for candidates who have to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board ship.
The certificate of proficiency in medical care on board ship is designed for Masters, Chief Officers and Officers in Charge of Navigational Watch and other seafarers who want to obtain knowledge in providing medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board ship.
Candidates successfully completing the course will be competent to participate effectively in coordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea and to provide for the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care while they remain on board.
The course is open to all seafarers who are in possession of proficiency in medical first aid on board ship certificate.
The course takes full account of the detailed outline set in A44 part of the Regulation on ranks and certification of seafarers (Official Gazette Montenegro number 55/2013). The course is fully compliant with the IMO Model Course 1.15.