Marine Advanced First Aid
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 or officer certificate or endorsement.
The Professional Responder
Responding to the call
Infection prevention and control
Anatomy and physiology
Airway management and respiratory emergencies
Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Acute and chronic illnesses
Pregnancy, labour and delivery
Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
Successfully demonstrate the course skills competencies
Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma)
Attend and participate in 100% of the course
3-year Red Cross certification in Marine Advanced First Aid and a Transport Canada certification. Certificates are issued by Red Cross upon successful completion.
Recertification of Marine First Aid is not permitted by Transport Canada TP 13008E
We do not currently have any upcoming sessions of this course scheduled.
• Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text
• Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Workbook (optional)