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Medical Care Provider (MCP) (STCW 2010) (formally MFAP) | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites First Aid/CPR STCW-95 8hr (STCW-2010 USCG) completion
  • Student Min/Max 1/16
  • Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.

Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM each day.  The course ends at 4 PM CST on the 5th day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each module is required to obtain this certification.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 40 hrs
  • Course Summary

    The Medical Care Provider (MCP) course is designed for personnel who have already completed an 8hr First Aid/CPR (STCW-2010 USCG). This course is similar to a DOT first responder, with some added medical information, such as basic pharmacology and gynecology. See course objectives for additional course topics.

  • Target Audience offshore & onshore employees
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of Medical Care Provider (MCP) training, the student will be familiar with:

    -    Perform CPR at the healthcare provider level
    -    Learn basic pharmacology
    -    Utilize an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
    -    Childbirth
    -    Manage airway problems
    -    Assembling a basic first aid kit
    -    Manage airway problems
    -    Use oxygen delivery devices and apply oxygen
    -    Basic nursing principles of a sick bay
    -    Monitor blood pressure and vital signs
    -    Identify psychological/psychiatric problems
    -    Perform initial and ongoing patient assessment until advanced care arrives
    -    Manage burn injuries
    -    Basic fundamental documentation of emergency medical care
    -    Spinal injuries
    -    Manage bleeding emergencies and splinting potential fractures and related injuries
    -    Toxicological hazards

  • Practical Learning Objectives
    Performance skills such as CPR, AED, bag-valve mask, patient assessment, oxygen administration, soft tissue injury, splinting and airway management will need to be performed to complete the program.
  • Certification Details
    Course Required By: United States Coast Guard designated person who is in charge of medical care

    CFR Reference: 46 CFR 10.205 (h) (1) (ii); 46 CFR 10.205 (h) (2) (iii); 46 CFR 10.205 (I) (2) and (3) (iii) 

    Written Exam: MFAP final exam minimum passing score is 70%. 
  • Validity Period Every five years
  • Accreditation or Standard
    • Allowed USCG
        • Cancellation Policy Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Location
            2916 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to Bring
            Please bring a government-issued ID.
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            *Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the energy industry has a safe work environment and the knowledge to perform their duties safely. 

          We know your workers are more than the tasks they perform; they are people with homes, families, and stories. Just as you desire to see each of your employees return home to their families safely, SMS aspires to provide a variety of safety services that help ensure that’s possible. Our responsibility to safety in the energy industry is attained by working together and promoting a safety culture.

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          $1005 Per Student

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