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First Aid Course - Sunday October 2nd

Published 00:00 on 1 Aug 2016

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives. This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

RYA 1st Aid Course - £75.00

Non-members welcome, for bookings, please contact our admin office

Members – please login to the website and sign up via the calendar

More info is here:First Aid Course

Course Description: It fulfils the requirements for:
• professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;
• the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF's regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4). The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subjects specific to boating include:
• the recovery position in a confined space
• CPR, including the drowning protocol
• cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
• seasickness and dehydration
• medical assistance or advice by VHF
• helicopter rescue

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

Last updated 13:10 on 22 September 2021

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