Course Description

First Aid and CPR (BT-AID-CPR)

This 8-hour course (MITPMI-197) provides seafarers with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate life-saving first aid until the arrival of first–aiders of greater training. This module is one of the four elements (first aid CPR, fire-fighting, personal survival, personal and social responsibility) necessary for STCW 2010 Basic Training (BT). BT is required for all mariners with safety or emergency duties sailing on vessels 200 GRT tons or greater on near coastal or ocean voyages.

This course satisfies the following STCW 2010 and CFR training requirements:

  • Section A-VI/1, and Table A-VI/1-3 - BST Elementary First Aid
  • 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3) - Elementary First Aid
  • 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1) - First Aid and CPR
  • NVIC 08-14 Tasks: 4.1.A, 4.1.B, 4.1.C, 4.1.D, 4.1.E, 4.2.A, 4.3.A, 4.3.B, 4.4.A, 4.4.B, 4.4.C, 4.4.D, 4.4.E, 4.4.F, 4.4.G, 4.4.H, 4.4.I, 4.5.A, 4.6.A, 4.6.B, 4.7.A, 4.7.B, 4.7.C, 4.8.A, 4.8.B, 4.8.C, 4.8.D, and 4.9.A
  • NVIC 12-14 Task 19.3.A

This course can be taught at company locations or combined with other courses.

Prerequisites- None.

Suggested Courses/Skills- See NVIC 08-14.

What You Will Learn

    Through classroom lecture and use of an anatomical mannequin suitable for performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the student will demonstrate:

    • Basic life support (CPR) for an adult victim
    • Proper use of an AED
    • Initial treatment for severe bleeding
    • Initial treatment for severe burns
    • Basic patient transport
What You Should Bring
    • Clothes that allow the student to move around
    • Closed toed shoes

Course Dates

MITAGS - Linthicum Heights, MD