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Medical Person In Charge Refresher (MED-PIC-REF)

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5 Days

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Medical Person in Charge (10 day) course within the last five years or Medical Person in Charge Refresher course within the last five years.

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The purpose of this five-day, forty-eight hour Medical Person-In-Charge Refresher Course is to review and reinforce medical knowledge and skills.  The ship's medical officer should refresh his/her's skills in order to provide quality medical assistance and advanced emergency medical care. The attendee will, within the past five years, have attended and successfully completed a USCG certificated Medical Person-In-Charge course that meets the STCW standards.  This course meets the APL requirement for 5 year recurrent Medical Person-In-Charge refresher training for Licensed Deck Officers.

Pre-Requisite: Students must have passed the USCG STCW MED-PIC course within five years of the requested MED-PIC-REF session to be permitted to enroll in this course. Attendees are urged to review study material prior to the start of class.

Please review the attached MED-PIC-REF Welcome Letter to familiarize yourself with the demands of this course.

What You Will Learn

  • Specific disease processes.
  • Traumatic injuries, and stabilizing injuries.
  • Performing physical assessment.
  • Administering medications.
  • Performing intravenous therapy.
  • Caring for and closing wounds.
  • Describing the techniques for urinary catheterization.
  • Caring for ill crew members.
  • Using and implementing┬ámedical advice via┬áradio consultation.

What You Should Bring

  • Comfortable clothing ( for giving CPR)
  • Closed toed shoes with socks
  • Collared shirt and tie for men; business attire blouse for women; slacks

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MITAGS - Linthicum Heights, MD


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