COMPASS hosts Medicine Chest A Supplementary Training (Danish MECA)

Posted Jan 17, 2013

The Danish MECA is a five (5) whole day course conducted only by authorized medical practitioners from the DMA. Included in the MECA syllabus are first aid, malaria prevention and treatment, teeth examination and treatment, medicine handling, intravenous needle and drip, and dealing with mental crises and illness.

Under the Danish Law, MECA is a mandatory training requirement for all Master and/or designated medical officer boarding  Danish flagged vessels.  Senior officers are trained as officers in charge of medical care on board Danish ships.  Junior officers are trained as assistant officers, primarily with extended training in first aid.

The schedule of the said course for 2013 are the following:

 WEEK                                              MONTH  

Week 5                January (01/28/2013 - 02/01/2013)

Week 12               March (03/18/2013 - 03/22/2013)

Week 22                May (05/27/2013 - 05/31/2013)

Week 32              August (08/05/2013 - 08/09/2013)

Week 39            September (09/23/2013 - 09/27/2013)

Week 47            November (11/18/2013 - 11/22/2013)

For more inquiries and reservations, feel free to contact us at telephone numbers (+632) 450 1452; (+632) 450 8575; (+632) 536 2368.  You may also email us at

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