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OPITO ERRV Crew Advanced Medical Aid Training & Further Advanced Medical Aid Training to Perform the Role of ERRV AMA

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ERRV Crew Advanced Medical Aid Training program is designed to meet the emergency response training and assessment requirements for an ERRV's Advanced Medical Aider.

The aim and objectives of the Advanced Medical Aider training program are to equip the delegate with the initial knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the role of ERRV AMA. This role is separate from the STCW medical function.


ERRV Further Advanced Medical Aid Training is designed to meet the updating, further practice and assessment requirements for an Advanced Medical Aider. It should be undertaken within 2 years of qualification as an Advanced Medical Aider and at periods not exceeding 2 years thereafter.

The aim and objectives of the Further Advanced Medical Aider training program are to ensure the delegate maintains the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the role of ERRV AMA. This role is separate from the STCW medical function.

ERRV Crew Advanced Medical Aid Training

  • Duration: Approx. 38 hours (5 days)
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Pre-requisites: Attendance on this training course is open to delegates who have a valid OPITO Initial Training Shipboard Operations certificate or reassessment to an equivalent standard through OODTP.

ERRV Further Crew Advanced Medical Aid

  • Duration: Approx. 15 hours (2 days)
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Pre-requisites: Attendance on this program is open to delegates who are in possession of a valid ERRV Crew Advanced Medical Aid certificate and who have a valid OPITO Initial Training Shipboard Operations certificate or reassessment for the Rescue Care element through OODTP.

 

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ERRV Crew Advanced Medical Aid & Further Training




Roles and Responsibilities of the Advanced Medical Aider

  • Duties of the AMA
  • Appraisal and facilitation skills required in the role of AMA
  • Maintenance and upkeep of ERRV medical equipment and facilities.
  • Principles and Priorities of ERRV Medical Aid
  • Anatomy and Physiology as appropriate to the role of the AMA
  • Understanding of anticipated scenarios encountered by the AMA following an offshore incident

Preparation for Reception of Casualties

  • Responding to Alarms
  • Directing crew and appropriate communications
  • Triage and Treatment of Casualties
  • Initial reception and receiving casualties onboard
  • Initial assessment
  • Recognition and treatment of anticipated scenarios encountered by the AMA following an offshore incident
  • Casualty monitoring and recording

Casualty Transfer

  • Preparing and transferring casualties for transfer from ERRV

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with OPITO for the latest and accurate information on training standards

Last Updated: March 20, 2021