MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

 
The Medical Department is responsible for maintaining the health of the crew, the treatment of sick and injured ship’s personnel, disease prevention and the promotion of good health ship-wide. The ship’s Medical Officer advises the CO on ship’s hygiene and sanitation conditions. One of the extended responsibilities of the department is training the crew in first and self-aid, heat stress, sanitation and sexually transmitted diseases as well as pregnancy awareness. Crewmembers can receive their basic CPR and CPR instructor qualifications through Medical.  ​