RYA First Aid
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.
Course Title: RYA 1st Aid
- Saturday 1st February - FULL
- Saturday 4th April - Open for bookings * Special Offer * £95 Inclusive of refreshments and lunch POSTPONED
Members - please book online via the calendar
Non members - Please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place.
Course Duration: 1 day 9.00 - 5pm
Course Headline: 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.
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
The latest edition of the RYA First Aid Manual is included.
Prior Knowledge/Experience: none
Last updated 10:16 on 17 March 2020