This one day course is for anyone interested in First Aid from a boating perspective.
This course is recommended by the MCA and HSE and fulfils the requirements for professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters; the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).
The subjects specific to boating include:
The recovery position in a confined space,
CPR, including the drowning protocol,
Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure,
Seasickness and dehydration,
Medical assistance or advice by VHF,