Medical Person-In-Charge

  • Length12 Days
  • Pre-requisiteBasic First Aid

Course Description

The 70-hour course (MITPMI-307) is designed to teach attendees how to administer short / long-term assessment and care of the sick or injured. The seafarers will learn the anatomy / physiology of the human body; diagnostic procedures, basic and advanced first aid techniques, CPR, automated external defibrillator (AED), and other pertinent shipboard medical issues.

This course satisfies the following:

  • NVIC 10-14 Tasks: 19.1.A, 19.2.A, and 19.3.A
  • NVIC 12-14 Tasks: 16.1.A and 19.3.A
  • Elementary First Aid training requirements of STCW, as amended 2010, Table A-VI/1-3; 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3), 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3), and the First Aid and
    CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1);
  • Medical Care Provider requirements of STCW Code Table A-VI/4-1; the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.619(a)(2); and the Medical First-Aid Provider
    training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(i); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.335(a)(3)(i); and 46 CFR
    12.619(a)(1);
  • Medical Care Person in Charge requirements of STCW Code Table A-VI/4-2 and of 46 CFR 12.621(a)(1) and (2);
  • Management of Medical Care training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(ix); 11.307(a)(3)(ix); 11.311(a)(3)(vi); 11.313(a)(3)(vi); and 11.315(a)(3)(ii);
  • Medical Care Provider training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.317(a)(3)(i); 46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(i); 46 CFR
    11.335(a)(3)(i); and 46 CFR 12.619(a)(1).

Suggested Courses/Skills- Same as NVIC 10-14, Management of Medical Care.

What You Will Learn

  • Specific Diseases and Traumatic Injuries
  • Principles of Aseptic Technique
  • Taking Appropriate Medical History
  • Performing Suitable Physical Assessment
  • Administering Medications
  • Performing Intravenous Therapy
  • Suturing Wounds
  • Inserting Nasogastric Tube
  • Performing Urinary Catheterization
  • Utilizing Shore-Side Resources
  • Locating Information on and Conducting Radio Consultations
  • Short / long-term assessment and care of the sick or injured

What You Should Bring

The MITAGS location may include one day of clinical practice at a local hospital ER setting. Dress code for the hospital includes: collared shirt and tie for men; business attire blouse for women; slacks; and closed-toe shoes with socks. Please note: Hospital Safety Rules require students to bring proof of both Seasonal (September to May classes) Flu vaccination and a negative TB test or chest x-ray within the past 9 months. If you do not provide acceptable documentation, you will be required to get an outside negative TB test & flu vaccination on your own the first week. This is mandated by the Hospital. We are no longer able to provide them on campus.

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