Competence In Medical Care

Available at Durban Campus

The training in Medical Care is for every seafarer who is designated to take charge of medical care on board Seagoing Vessels. The objective of the training is so that seafarers who are designated to take charge of medical care can take immediate and effective action to manage all accidents or illness likely to occur on board, as well as managing those who may assist them. The objectives and outcomes of the training:

  • Provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board;
  • Care for a casualty who could be suffering from various injuries or a disease;
  • Administer general nursing principles and care to a casualty;
  • Administer basic dental care;
  • Understand the basics of disease prevention and good hygiene;
  • Keep records of all medical care and first aid administered to a casualty or sick seafarer;
  • Participate in coordinated external schemes for medical assistance to ships such as: Obtaining, interpreting and administering ‘Radio Medical Advice’;

Transportation of ill or injured seafarers, including helicopter evacuations.

Course Details

Duration: 6 Days

Accreditation & Approval

SAMSA (STCW A-VI/4-2)

More Information

Cape Town Campus

Course Pricing

Please click here to download our Cape Town Course prospectus.

Note about registration:
Please email all booking inquiries to studentadmin1@stc-sa.co.za
or studentadmin2@stc-sa.co.za or call on 021 418 5062

Durban Campus

Course Pricing

Please click here to download our Durban Course prospectus.

Note about registration:
Please email all booking inquiries to bookings@stc-sa.co.za or call on 031 054 5474

STC-SA

Class times are: 07h30-15h30

Note about class dates:
Calendar
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Please bring your ID and a black pen with.
Please note due to covid-19, no lunches are being served at current.

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