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Medical Care Provider

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Course Length: 24 hours
Price: $800

Prerequisite: None.

This 3 day USCG approved course is designed for maritime officers and crew who will provide immediate first aid and assist the Medical Person in Charge. Topics include CPR, heart attacks, cardiac arrest, AED, body structure and function, patient assessment, head, neck and spine injuries, burns and scalds, fractures and dislocations, medical care of the rescued person, effects of heat and cold, pharmacology, medication administrations and IV therapy, toxicology hazards, sterile techniques and universal precautions.  This course will satisfy the Medical First Aid training requirements of Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code and 46 CFR 12.13-1.  This course is recommended for all crewmembers.