Basic or Advanced Marine First Aid & CPR

Basic Marine First Aid & CPR - Description

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.

Duration

16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer.

COURSE DATES, TIMES, REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Please click on the course you wish to register for below, and follow the online instructions. We now offer online registration and payment for most of our courses.

Please call us 1.204.294.6210 or email us at info@firstaidtrainingcentre.ca for dates and times.

Prerequisite

Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN).

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.

Certification

3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid.

Recertification

Not permitted under federal regulations.

Participation Materials

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Transport Canada Training Certificate

Course Content

  • Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
  • Appreciation of body structure and functions
  • Positioning of person
  • The unconscious person
  • Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
  • Control bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of person
  • Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in confined spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene

Advanced Marine First Aid & CPR - Description

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a Master’s or Officer’s certificate or endorsement, or those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on coastal voyage, class 1, or unlimited voyage.

Duration

31 hours.

Instructor

Emergency Care/Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Instructor Trainer.

COURSE DATES, TIMES, REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Please click on the course you wish to register for below, and follow the online instructions. We now offer online registration and payment for most of our courses.

Please call us 1.204.294.6210 or email us at info@firstaidtrainingcentre.ca for dates and times.

Prerequisite

Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN).

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam.

Certification

3-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid, CPR Level HCP, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Advanced First Aid.

Recertification

Not permitted under federal regulations.

Participation Materials

Red Cross Emergency Care text
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Transport Canada Training Certificate

Course Content

  • The emergency scene
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
  • Sudden illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Heat‐ and cold‐ related emergencies
  • Reaching and moving people
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization