ELEMENTARY FIRST AID (BST)


ELEMENTARY FIRST AID (BST)

  • Revised IMO Model Course 1.20
  • Regulation VI/1
  • 15 HOURS

Scope:In accordance with the paragraph 1 section 17 of the IMO/ILO Document for Guidance, 1985, this course is intended for all seafarers who are to serve aboard sea-going merchants ships. The training should be provided early in a seafarer’s vocational training, preferably pre-sea training.

Objective: Successful completion of this course will enable any seafarer on a sea-going merchant ship to provide immediate basic medical care at the scene of an accident or other medical emergency until the arrival of a person with first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care aboard.