MCA Proficiency in Medical Care
Course 406

MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.

Course Description

MCA Proficiency in Medical Care/Person In Charge - Course #406
This 7 day course is recommended for all crew members but designed for officers and crew who will be serving as the Medical Person in Charge.  This course will satisfy Table A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 for an STCW endorsement as Person in Charge of Medical Care; and the competence of Table A-II/2 to organize and manage the provision of medical care on board hence, satisfying the STCW requirement for a medical certification at the Management Level.

 ** This course satisfies the training requirement for candidates applying for an MCA Master 500-3000 ton Yachts. **

If you have not taken the Medical First Aid Provider 3 day Course, you may take them both consecutively for a total of 10 days. 

 - Medical First Aid
 - Medically fit for the course

Subjects Include:
Suturing & Wound Care, IV Therapy, Medication Administration & Injections, Pain Management, Infectious Diseases, Behavioral Emergencies, Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, NG Tubes & Urinary Catheterization, Altered Mental States, Specific Diseases, OB/GYN & Infant Care, Complications of Drug & Alcohol Use, Poisoning & 
Overdoses, Rescue & Death At Sea, Legal Issues, Communication & Documentation, Anatomy, Patient Assessment, Respiratory Emergencies, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Defibrillation (AED), CPR, Bleeding & Shock, Burns, Environmental Emergencies, First Aid Kit, Sterile Techniques, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Muscular & Skeletal Injuries, Spinal Injuries, Lifting & Moving Injured or Ill Patients.

7 day class in Fort Lauderdale