MCA Medical First Aid
Course 405

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.

Preparing for MCA Medical First Aid

Course Description

Medical First Aid Provider - Course #405
 
This 4 day course is designed for officers and crew who will provide immediate first aid and assist the Medical Person In Charge. This course will satisfy the Medical First Aid Provider Training of STCW A-VI/4, 4.1-4.3 and Table 4-1 for raise in grade from the support to the operational licenses and for candidates applying for an MCA Chief Mate - Yacht. This course is recommended for all crewmembers.
 
 
PREREQUISITES FOR MEDICAL FIRST AID:
Basic First Aid #143 or equivalent (part of STCW BST) & six months of sea service.
 
This course satisfies the prerequisite for Medical Care at Sea.
 
Prerequisites:
Elementary First Aid (BST Module)
 
Subjects Include:
Legal Issues
Communication & Documentation
Anatomy
Patient Assessment
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiovascular Emergencies
CPR
AED - Defibrillation
Bleeding & Shock
Burns
Environmental Emergencies
First Aid Kits
Sterile Techniques
Pharmacology
Toxicology
Musculo-Skeletal Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Lifting & Moving Injured or Ill Patients


4 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

None.

 

Course Photos

 

Testimonials

Very Informative Class
Dayne, Tuesday May 2013
MCA Medical First Aid