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Project Description

Elementary First Aid

(STCW A-VI/1-3)

Prerequisites

None – Candidates must be at least 16 years old.

Course information

This course is one of the modules of the STCW Basic Safety Training.

Students participating in this course will complete a programme of training that meets the requirements laid down in Regulation VI/1, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1.3 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.

Students will receive the knowledge and understanding of first aid techniques to enable them to act appropriately in the case of a medical emergency on board.

Training will be conducted through practical training sessions and presentations.

Please be advised that there is a minimum number of students required for the course to run.

  • Identify types of accidents and emergencies on board that may require first aid to be administered and the types of casualties that may arise.
  • Describe methods of raising the alarm and how the manner and timing would relate to different degrees of accident or emergency.
  • Identify the immediate measures to be taken when accidents or medical emergencies occur.
  • Prioritise actions required when providing first aid.
  • Outline the importance of minimising risk of further harm to self and casualty.
  • Describe body structure and functions relating to elementary first aid.
  • Identify emergency first aid equipment and demonstrate its use, including improvisation of bandages.
  • Demonstrate maintenance of airway, breathing and circulation in a casualty requiring resuscitation and an unconscious or choking casualty.
  • Describe cause and recognition of shock and demonstrate its management.
  • Describe types of bleeding and demonstrate their control and management.
  • Describe cause and recognition of burns, scalds and accidents caused by electric current and demonstrate their management.
  • Demonstrate correct positioning of a casualty according to the injury.
  • Identify casualty rescue and transportation techniques.

Course Details

COURSE TYPE

First Aid Course

DURATION

1 Day

CERTIFICATION

MCA Approved

PRICE

£ 120 (inc VAT )
Sandwich lunch provided

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