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Joemarine Institute Of Nautical Studies


This course is designed for seafarers designated to provide medical first aid onboard a ship in accordance with Regulation V1/4-1 of the annex to the STCW convention and section as amended. Every seafarer who is designated to apply immediate effective action in the event of an accident or illness on board a vessel must demonstrate competence to undertake the task, duties, and responsibilities described in the subjects listed in column 1 of table A-VI/4- 1.  The training aims to provide knowledge to designated seafarers to take immediate effective action in the case of accidents or illness likely to occur onboard ships.

Entry Requirements:

  • Candidate must be above 18 years
  • Posses Valid Seafarer Medical
  • Valid Means of Identification
  • 2 Recent Photographs

Course Contents

  • Examination of a casualty
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • The effects of heat and cold
  • Fractures, dislocation, and muscular injuries
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiac arrest, drowning, and asphyxia etc.