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Marine First Aid Training

About the Course

Marine Basic First Aid (MBFA)

An engaging basic first aid course offering first aid and CPR skills for the marine and commercial fishing industry. You will practice First Aid & CPR techniques in scenarios taken from the marine/fishing environment. This course is approved and meets the requirements of Transport Canada as outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.

Marine Advanced First Aid (MAFA)

A comprehensive first aid offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need a higher level of training in the marine and commercial fishing industry. The course is offered in a variety of formats. The four day format is an entirely face to face class while the two day format is a blended course involving online modules followed by two classroom days. An e-textbook is included in this course. You will be required to download the training material on-line. You will practice Advanced First Aid & CPR techniques in emergency scenarios taken from the marine/fishing environment. Advanced skills and medical procedures are covered in the classroom. This course is approved and meets the requirements of Transport Canada as outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.

Marine Medical Care (MMC)

This course in critical emergency care provides knowledge of first aid and medical interventions 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.

This course is built upon marine advanced first aid plus reviews new skills covering: pain relief, pharmacology, dental care, wounds, healing and infection, suturing and clamping technique, aspects of nursing including catheters and patient bathing, control of ship environment and sterilization, acute abdominal conditions, gynecological emergencies, maternity, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, substance abuse and psychiatric disorders, death at sea, external assistance.

An e-textbook is included in this course. You will be required to download the training material on-line.

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