Basic First Aid

Duration 1 Day
Assumed Knowledge No previous knowledge
Course Content Basic first aid procedures for small craft users with emphasis on CPR, drowning and hypothermia
Expected Learning Outcome You will receive a First Aid qualification valid normally for two years commercially. On successful completion you will be given an official RYA certificate signed by your Instructor
Price From €190
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Basic First Aid Course - One day Shorebased Course

Reacting with competence in a medical emergency can save lives.  This one day course is designed with specific consideration for the range of first aid situations one may encounter on a yacht at sea.  The course covers first aid skills from creating a sling to up to date resuscitation techniques.  It fulfills requirements for skippers working within 60 miles of a safe haven.  The course is MCA and HSE approved

Topics covered:

Medical shock – recognition and management
Accessing medical advice on VHF
The recovery position
Helicopter evacuation
Resuscitation techniques
Dealing with wounds, burns and fractures

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