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NOGEPA 2.11 Offshore Medic Course & Refresher Training for Personnel designated as Offshore Medic at Offshore Installations

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On an offshore mining installation, a qualified Offshore Medic is to be designated to render first aid and medical support in concurrence with NOGEPA Guidelines no. 4 Rendering first aid on an offshore mining installation.

The Objective of NOGEPA 2.11 Offshore Medic & Refresher Courses is to train delegates in rendering first aid and medical support at mining installations. After completion of the course, delegate shall be able, executing independently, reserved actions as in conformity with the BIG Act.


This is a function-oriented course and is intended for persons who are designated as Offshore Medic to render first aid and medical care to employees at mining installations.

  • Duration: Basic - 10 days & Refresher - 4 days
  • Validity: 3 years under condition that 1/3 of the learning targets and basic life support including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation and AED, will be refreshed annually.
  • Prerequisites: A valid nursing certificate A with a valid registration as nurse according to the BIG Act, OR an equal foreign certificate

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NOGEPA Offshore Medic Training




NOGEPA 2.11 Offshore Medic Course & Refresher Training

NOGEPA 2.11 Training Program

  • Clearing the respiratory path, artificial respiration, endotracheal intubation, oxygen supply
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation and AED
  • Shock treatment, intravenous injections of liquids and medicines
  • Wound treatment, assessment and suturing of superficial wounds, stanch bleeding
  • Immobilization and transport of serious traumatic patients and patients with fractures
  • First aid at burns and inhalation trauma of hot gases
  • First aid at hypothermia and drowning
  • Musculoskeletal system affections
  • Respiratory system affections
  • Digestive system affections
  • Urogenital system affections
  • Eye affections
  • Ear, nose and throat affections
  • Skin affections
  • Dental affections
  • Procedures and protocol for urgent assistance offshore
  • Communication with shore-based support
  • Hygiene offshore
  • Psychiatric syndromes
  • Medicines and medical equipment offshore
  • Drinking water offshore
  • Legislation and instruction in relation to medical assistance offshore
  • Medical reporting offshore
  • Case histories and new development

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with NOGEPA for the latest and accurate information on Training Standards

Last Updated: June 3, 2021