RYA Basic First Aid 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

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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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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Phone any time on our UK Divert No. (UK call cost): 0044 1252 837648
Phone (USA): 001 855 866-5566
Phone (Spain): 0034 922 141 967

Postal Address:
Apartado 211,
Calle Del Medio, 38800,
San Sebastian de La Gomera,
Islas Canarias, Spain

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