Marine Advanced First Aid

Course Overview

Designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to apply immediate First Aid in the event of accident or illness on board a vessel. 

Participants will gain knowledge of Marine First Aid equipment, and the transferring of patients from a ship. 

All aspects of the course is focused in a marine setting. 

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

Course Duration:  5 days

Who should attend?

Any person designated to provide first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near coastal voyage, class 1 or unlimited voyage. 

Participants who want to obtain a master of officer certificate endorsement.

Upcoming Course Dates

Curriculum Topics

Acute and Chronic Illnesses
∗  Airway Management and Respiratory Emergencies
∗  Anatomy and Physiology
∗  Assessment
∗  Chest, Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries
∗  Circulatory Emergencies
∗  Crisis Intervention
∗  Environmental Illnesses
∗  Head and Spinal Injuries
∗  Hemorrhage and Soft Tissue Trama
∗  Infection Prevention and Control
∗  Marine Environment
∗  Multiple-Casuality Incidents
∗   Musculoskeletal Injuries
∗  Pharmacology
∗  Poisoning
∗  Pregnancy, Labour and Delivery
∗  Reaching, Lifting and Extricating Patients
∗  Responding to the Call
∗  Shock
∗  Special Populations
∗  The Professional Responder