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This unit is a 4 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period. In order to complete 12.5% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD210 Advanced Fire Fighting 3.85% and JVD212 Proficiency in Survival Craft 4.80%


To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation, where a casualty has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill, and to use those items of first aid equipment found in ship's medical outfit which are not included in the standard first aid kit.

Summary 2021

Unit name Medical First Aid at Sea
Unit code JVD226
Credit points 3.85
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Teaching staff

External Lecturer: St John Ambulance

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JVD211 and JNE118


Teaching Pattern



Observation / Practical / Written assessment

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