Coastal Medic (16 hours)
Aim: To detail the management of trauma up to 24 hours with little outside assistance and medical equipment.
Qualification: Coastal Medic Certificate (Recognised by Maritime New Zealand for commercial qualifications).
- Airway, Breathing and Circulation
- Injury identification
Offshore Medic (16 hours)
Aim: To detail the management of medical/trauma emergencies onboard for up to five days without medical assistance.
Qualification: Offshore Medic Certificate.
Prerequisites: Coastal Medic Certificate (less than four months old).
1. Trauma Management
- Advanced airway management
- Oxygen administration
- Advanced chest injury management
- Fluid resuscitation
2. Medical Management
- Medical assessment
- Symptomatic treatment
- Administration of medicines
- Advanced wound closure