Elementary First Aid

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Elementary First Aid

The course is of 16.5 Hours spread over 2.5 Days

During this course students will become familiar with Elementary First Aid on Board Merchant Vessels:

  • General principles
  • Body structure and functions
  • Positioning of casualty
  • The unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns and scalds, accidents caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of casualty
  • Enclosed spaces, infectious diseases, personal health and hygiene, bandages
  • Hypothermia, stroke, cardiac arrest, angina pectoris

Applicants should be 16 years of age and over

An MCAST Certificate will be awarded to those students who have attended 80% and more of the lectures and passed their examination

Oral and Practical assessments at the end of the course

Applicants need to buy the First Aid Manual Handbook

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