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Marine Advanced First Aid

Duration: 31 hours


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.

Certification    

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

Re-certification    

Not permitted under federal regulations

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
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