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

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Length 5 Days
Training Method Lecture
Pre-requisite 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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Course Description

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 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.

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

Prerequisite: 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.

Suggested Courses/Skills- Not a USCG renewal requirement. May be required by your employer.


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