Marine First Aid Training

Marine First Aid - Transport Canada Approved

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Course Outline

Comprehensive two-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide rst aid in a marine environment.

Course uses a combination of lecture, discussion, and scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry to teach the required knowledge and skills.

Course Topics

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons

Is this course for me?

Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

Certification:  3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid and CPR/ AED Level A.

Participant materials

  • First Aid & CPR (print and/or eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Marine Basic First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)
  • Transport Canada certification issued directly by CRC