Duration: 1 day £80
Course information and Content
The RYA first aid course is designed to give those afloat, a working knowledge of first aid procedures for injuries and illness. Ideal for use inland waterways or up to 60 miles offshore. You may be the vital link between the casualty and professional help .
Seafarers can be presented with difficult scenarios requiring first aid treatment at sea, and the course is tailored to meet the participant’s needs where possible. Practical sessions are an essential part of the day. Some areas covered are:
- CPR, choking and the recovery position.
- Head injury and unconsciousness.
- Bleeding and burns.
- Injury and illness
- Hypothermia and heat injuries.
- First aid kits.