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Marine Advanced First Aid

This course in emergency care provides general knowledge of first aid 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.

Recommended for Mariners pursuing a certificate or endorsement as a Master or Officers certificate, designated first aid attendant on a near costal voyage, Class 1 or sheltered waters voyage.

35 hours

Minimum age: 16 years old

Completion Requirements
100% attendance, skill demonstration, 1 evaluated scenarios, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

5-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid issued by Transport Canada

No Recertification available

Take-Home Materials
First Responder Manual
Certification card certificate

Course Content
Marine Basic First Aid content plus: Packaging of patients with spinal trauma, Pharmacology and injections, Radio medical advice, Sterilization, Environmental emergencies.

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