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Medical Care Provider (MCP) (STCW 2010) (formally MFAP)

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.

Course Price: $1005

Course Length: 40hrs | 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) | Course Required By: United States Coast Guard designated person who is in charge of medical care

Course Objectives
Upon completion of Medical Care Provider (MCP) training, the student will be familiar with:

  • Perform CPR at the healthcare provider level

  • Utilize an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

  • Manage airway problems

  • Use oxygen delivery devices and apply oxygen

  • Monitor blood pressure and vital signs

  • Perform initial and ongoing patient assessment until advanced care arrives

  • Basic fundamental documentation of emergency medical care

  • Manage bleeding emergencies and splinting potential fractures and related injuries
  • Learn basic pharmacology

  • Childbirth

  • Assembling a basic first aid kit

  • Basic nursing principles of a sick bay

  • Identify psychological/psychiatric problems

  • Radio medical advice

  • Manage burn injuries

  • Spinal injuries

  • Toxicological hazards

Prerequisites: First Aid/CPR STCW-95 8hr (STCW-2010 USCG) completion

Written Exam
MFAP final exam minimum passing score is 70%

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.

Every five years

Only offered at our Lafayette location.

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