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Manage Provision of Medical Care On Board A Vessel Skill Set

State ID: GAA47

This course provides the candidate with the knowledge and skills required to take charge of a medical emergency on board ship, to seek assistance from shore based medical advisers, and carry out medical procedures as directed from shore based medical advisers. 

The course is conducted entirely at Royal Flying Doctors Service - Jandakot.

Courses offer a combination of theory and practical sessions involving direct lectures from trained medical practitioners and hospital staff, group discussions, case studies and direct observation of medical cases. This course meets the requirements of STCW as revised by Manila Amendments 2010, and is AMSA approved.

Main body structure and functions 
Resuscitation techniques 
Initial patient assessment 
Principles of managing medical emergencies and injuries 
The measures for disease prevention and industrially related medical conditions 
Medical diagnosis of infectious diseases and other conditions which may present at sea and port 
Actions to take in the event of medical emergencies 
Management of alcohol and drug abuse 

An AMSA approved Medical First Aid 
Please Note:

Your position will not be confirmed until payment has been received. 
Course positions are limited. 100% attendance is required. 
Minimum dress standards apply to both Royal Flying Doctor Service and Hospital attendance. 

2019 Dates

There are no future dates for semester two at present

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Page last updated July 24, 2019