Those who successfully complete this course should achieve the required standard of competence enabling them to contribute to the enhancement of Medical care on board and to respond appropriately. This knowledge shall include, but is not limited to:

  1. Immediate actions
  2. First Aid Kits
  3. Body Structure and Functions
  4. Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  5. Examination of Patient
  6. Spinal Injuries
  7. Burns, Scalds and Effects of heat and cold
  8. Fractures, Dislocations and Muscular injuries
  9. Medical care of rescued persons including hypothermia and cold exposure
  10. Radio Medical Advise
  11. Pharmacology
  12. Sterilisation
  13. Cardiac Arrest, Drowning and Asphyxia
  14. Psychological / Psychiatric Problems
  15. Review and Assessment