Competence in Medical Care Course-
Course Description: Also previously known as Ship Captain‘s Medical. The ‘Competence in Medical Care’ course is an advanced medical course for Ship Masters and Foreign going vessels not having immediate access to proper medical treatment. Learners cover the different circularly systems, the skeletal system, and the organs of the human body. Suturing skills, IV lines and administering injections all form a part of the practical training, added to which is skills development within our local hospital. At the end of the Competence in Medical Care Course learners will be able to do a primary and secondary medical survey, and as per Doctors orders, they will be able to administer injections, IV lines and suturing.
Duration: 5 Days
Entry Requirements: Must be 16 years of age in order to enter the program and have a previous Medical First Aid Certificate.
Additional Requirements: None
Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments. Renew every 5 years.
Price: Please refer to the Price List (light lunch included)