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406 MCA Proficiency in Medical Care


$ 999.00

Course Duration

7 Days


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. This course includes lab time at the local Hospital Emergency Room.

 - 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.

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Please bring in your PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencil, Pen and Highlighter. NOTE: Part of this course is completed in the hospital Emergency Department. This clinical rotation provides an opportunity to observe emergency care in the actual setting. The hospital has set forth certain requirements that must be adhered to for the well being of students and patients. Many of these requirements may be completed prior to beginning class. ** Broward Health Medical Center requires a current, negative tuberculosis (PPD) test within the past 12 months.Test must be submitted on the first day of class. If you have reacted positively in the past or your test currently reacts, documentation of a negative chest x-ray must be submitted. ** A current flu shot is also required during the active flu season of October 1st - March 31st. Dress Code: Dark blue or black pants or trousers. Denim and blue jeans are not acceptable. An MPT polo shirt will be provided. Comfortable, closed toed shoes must be worn. Medical Requirements: A current, negative tuberculosis (PPD) test within the past 12 months. If you have reacted positively in the past or your test currently reacts, documentation of a negative chest x-ray must be submitted. This may be obtained locally.

Medical First Aid

Must be medically fit for the course

On Friday December 2014 Dayne said the following about
MCA Proficiency in Medical Care

Very Excellent course and I learnt a lot.....

Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Classes
Class Number Start Date Finish Date
016042 17 Sep 2020 25 Sep 2020
016043 01 Oct 2020 09 Oct 2020
016044 15 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020
016287 29 Oct 2020 06 Nov 2020
016288 12 Nov 2020 20 Nov 2020
016289 03 Dec 2020 11 Dec 2020
016916 07 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021
016917 21 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021
016918 04 Feb 2021 12 Feb 2021
016919 18 Feb 2021 26 Feb 2021
016920 04 Mar 2021 12 Mar 2021
016921 18 Mar 2021 26 Mar 2021
016922 01 Apr 2021 09 Apr 2021
016923 15 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021
016924 29 Apr 2021 07 May 2021
016925 13 May 2021 21 May 2021
016926 10 Jun 2021 18 Jun 2021