MEDICAL CARE (MECA)


MEDICAL CARE (MECA)

  • IMO Model Course 1.15
  • 40 HOURS

Scope: This course was designed to provide the training for candidates to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board ship, in accordance with Section A-VI/4 of the STCW Code.

Objective: This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical care, a trainee will be competent to participate effectively in coordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea and to provide the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care while they remain on board.