Our new Maritime First Aid course is coming soon.
Not only do you qualify as a first aider, but we teach you all about handling an emergency at sea.
Sample of topics include:
Equipment used in remote or isolated sites, and what factors affect the choice of use
Management options – casualty transport in remote or isolated settings
Specific considerations to consider when carrying out first aid in a marine environment
Considering: Weather, Location, Sea State, Condition Of Vessel
- The proximity of shore-based health services/Access to medical facilities
- Operation within areas served by helicopters
- The medical training of persons on the vessel
- Length of voyage
- Cargoes carried
- Number of persons on board
Communications aboard (Sat Phone; HF)
The adequacy of the First Aid Kit – Special content found in a remote area first aid kit
ETA to the closest port
The severity of the emergency
Methods can you use to assist emergency services to locate incident sites
Utilising man-made and natural resources to supplement first aid equipment
Psychological impacts of first aid present after an incident on rescuers, who can they seek help from?
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