This course in emergency care provides general knowledge of first aid in the marine environment. Candidates are taught how to intervene in life-threatening emergencies including; unconsciousness, choking, rescue breathing, CPR, and deadly bleeding. Candidates also are introduced to pharmacology and other advanced topics/interventions for the marine industry.
Mariners pursuing a certificate or endorsement as a Master or Officers certificate, designated first aid attendant on a near costal voyage, Class 1 or sheltered waters voyage.
Marine Basic First Aid content plus: Packaging of patients with spinal trauma, Pharmacology and injections, Radio medical advice, Sterilization, Environmental emergencies.
Minimum age: 16 years old
$625 plus tax
8:30am to 5:00pm