Description: The module’s main objective is to improve the Boarding Team’s skills necessary to provide basic care for medical emergencies during a boarding.

During this module, the trainees gain a theoretical understanding of the importance of providing first aid during MIO. Additionally they will gain familiarity with common types of injuries and medical conditions that might occur during MIO.

The practical portion of the module involves drills for providing basic first aid in MIO.


Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Team will be better able to:

    1. Describe the importance of emergency medical care in MIO.
    2. Recognize common emergency medical situations in MIO.
    3. Apply emergency medical care techniques during a boarding.

 The duration of the module is 5 training hours (3 hours classroom and 2 hours practical).