Seafarers First Aid

Seafarers First Aid Course

Full Day

The aim of the course is to cover all of the basic first aid requirements in addition to a number of boating specific issues that often occur for instance hypothermia, head injuries caused by a swinging boom and also dealing with the emergency services i.e. Coastguard / Helicopter

  •  Aims and principles of first aid
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unconsciousness casualty
  • Shock
  • Resuscitation / CPR
  • Bleeding Control
  • Seizures
  • Heart Attacks, Angina
  • Choking
  • Minor Injuries
  • Calling the emergency services using VHF
  • Understanding what to do and how to follow their instructions

 Courses can be arrangd in all areas, please call to discuss.

 The duration would be approx 6 hours and the cost would be £55  

The course would include approx 50% of practical work including Resuscitation & CPR, placing a casualty in a recovery position, simple bandaging and simulating a call to the emergency service.

 On completion of a successful assessment candidates will receive a certificate valid for 3 years; the assessment would take the form of a 20 question multi choice paper and an ongoing assessment of the practical work throughout the course.

Cost

£55 per person

Safe – Prompt – Effective

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