Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid1and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP)13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate,endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on
board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class
2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.

Duration:

16 hours. Flexible scheduling options. Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer.

Prerequisite:

Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN)

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification:

3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid &
CPR Level C, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid

Recertification:

Not permitted under federal regulations

>Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
>Appreciation of body structure and functions
>Positioning of person
>The unconscious person
>Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
>Control bleeding
>Management of shock
>Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
>Rescue and transport of person
>Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in confined spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene

Participant Materials:

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Transport Canada Training Certificate

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