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Medical Care Provider (MED-PRO)

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5 Days

Training Method

Lecture and Practical Demonstration




AED, Stretchers, Bandages



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Course Description

This 5-day course (MITPMI-310) is designed for seafarers responsible for providing immediate first aid to ship’s personnel and to assist the Ship’s Medical Person-in-Charge with providing definitive medical care. Attendees will learn and develop skills needed to recognize and assist in medical emergencies, promote the methods needed to maintain the well- being and safety of ship's personnel, conduct patient assessments and other essential ship board medical procedures.

This course is established using guidelines provided by the International Maritime Organization, Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers Code (STCW).

This course satisfies the following STCW and CFR medical training requirements:

  • Section A-VI/1, and Table A-VI/1-3 - BST Elementary First Aid.
  • Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-1 Medical Care Provider.
  • The Elementary First Aid training requirements of 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3), 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3), and the First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1)
  • The competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.619(a)(2)
  • The Medical First-Aid Provider training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(i); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.335(a)(3)(i); and 46 CFR 12.619(a)(1)
  • The following Tasks of NVIC 12-14: 16.1.A and 19.3.A

Prerequisites- STCW- Basic First Aid

Suggested Courses/Skills- See NVIC 12-14 & 13-14. Mandatory for OICNW Qualification after 12/31/2017.

What You Will Learn

  • Application of Emergency Medical Services
  • Maintaining the Well-Being and Safety of the Care Provider.
  • Recognizing and Managing Respiratory Emergencies.
  • Conducting Patient Assessment.
  • Communicating with Radio Medical Advisory Services.
  • Managing Medical and Behavioral Emergencies including the use of Basic Life Support and Principles of Pharmacology.
  • Immediate Response to Bleeding, Burns, Effects of Cold, Musclo-Skeletal and Spinal Injuries
  • CPR and AED use.

What You Should Bring

  • Comfortable clothes( for giving CPR)
  • Closed toed shoes with socks

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PMI - Seattle, WA


MITAGS - Linthicum Heights, MD

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