Medical First Aid on board

Description of course

“Medical First Aid on board” training plan and program is established  taking into consideration requirements of International convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers(STCW), 1978, as amended, as well as Items from 1 to 3 of Section A-VI/4 of STCW  Code and based on International Maritime Organization`s (IMO) Model Course 1.14.

Intended for:

Required for officers who work on board of various types of ships.

  • Summary of Course


    • Immediate action.
    • First aid pharmacy. (1.5) Toxicology on board. (3.5).
    • Human anatomy and functions of organisms. (2.5) Examine injured person. (1.5).
    • Injured backbone.
    • Burns, scalds, the effect of heat and cold.
    • Fractures, dislocations, and muscular injuries.
    • Control on injured person during casualties.
    • Medical advices by radio.
    • Pharmacology, sterilization.
    • Cardiac Arrest, Drowning, and Asphyxia.
    • Psychological/Psychiatric Problems.



    At the end of the training, a test is carried out to assess participants` knowledge.

    All questions are covering the training course.

    64% correct of answers is acceptable, reverse is considered as unacceptable. If the result is unacceptable, the participant can attend the next exam. If attendance next exam is missed for three months, the result is considered as unacceptable. 

Required documents

  • 3x4 cm photo (1 item);
  • Seafarer Medical Certificate;
  • Copy of Diploma;
  • Certificate of Competence (if available);
  • Copy of national ID;