This hands-on interactive 2 day Marine Basic First-Aid course offers an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. This course meets Transport Canada Training Program Standards in Marine First-Aid (TP 13008E). This Canadian Red Cross First-Aid and CPR certification is valid for 3 years. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate of endorsement or a Master of Chief Mate limited certification or is the person providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or sheltered waters. Covers skills needed to recognize, prevent, and respond to circulation emergencies. Marine Basic First-Aid uses scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry.
Course Length: 16 hours
Cost: $150 (Inc. Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual)
Pre-course Requirements: None
- Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
- Appreciation of body structure and functions
- Positioning of person
- The unconscious person
- Resuscitation techniques
- Control bleeding
- Management of shock
- Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
- Rescue and transport of person
- Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in confined spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene.
Additional content may be included based on the retirements of the jurisdiction.
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