Marine Advanced First Aid

 

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 course are focused in a marine setting. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008E.

 

Intended Audience

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.

Course Overview

Course Content
The Professional Responder
Responding to the call
Infection prevention and control
Anatomy and physiology
Assessment
Airway management and respiratory emergencies
Circulatory emergencies
Shock
Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
Musculoskeletal injuries
Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Acute and chronic illnesses
Poisoning
Environmental illnesses
Pregnancy, labour and delivery
Special populations
Crisis intervention
Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
Multiple-casualty incidents
Pharmacology
Marine environment
Workplace

Course Duration

31 hours

 

 

 

 

Completion
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

Certification

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

Recertification of Marine First Aid is not permitted by Transport Canada TP 13008E

Upcoming Courses

We do not currently have any upcoming sessions of this course scheduled.

Prerequisites

NONE

Required Materials

• Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text

• Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Workbook (optional)