This one or two day course. The course will equip students with the skills and knowledge to be able to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency onboard.
Particular emphasis is placed on scene management and protecting the casualty and first aider from further risks as well as the knowledge to deal with:
- Control of bleeding
- Shock management
- Treatment of burns and scalds
- Head & Spinal Injury
- Wound Management
You will also learn about using your medical kit, equipment, stretchers, Oxygen, AED, splints & hydration gear. You will practice Trauma and Basic Life Support techniques and learn how to transport a casualty to safety.