NEW Transport Canada Requirement: You MUST have a CDN number (See “Who Should Attend?”)

This course provides an in-depth instruction of First Aid and CPR techniques for Mariners. The course covers the skills necessary to preserve life, prevent further injuries, and care for the consequences of injury until more advanced medical personnel respond.

32 hour course (4 days±)
3 year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid by Red Cross
Includes CPR Level C+ (Health Care Provider)
Includes Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and EpiPen certification
Conducted by a Canadian Red Cross First Responder / Emergency Medical Responder Instructor according to Transport Canada and Canadian Red Cross guidelines

Who should attend?

Any employee in the marine industry.

The CDN is a number issued by Transport Canada Marine Services (TCMS). We are required to have this information. CDN will be a prerequisite for anyone wishing to register for a Basic or Advanced Marine First Aid course.

How do I prepare?

You should dress comfortably (you will be practicing CPR on the floor).
Bring a pen for note taking.

What is taught?

The emergency scene
Human body systems
Disease transmission prevention
Primary and secondary survey
Measuring blood pressure
Cardiac emergencies
Breathing devices
Bleeding and shock, musculoskeletal injuries
Injuries to the head and spine, chest, abdomen, extremities
Sudden illness, poisoning, childbirth, severe allergies
Heat and cold Injuries
Reaching and moving casualties
Multiple casualty Incidents

Written Exam – Passing grade of 75% required

Materials supplied

Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual

Course cost:
Marine Advanced First Aid ($600)

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