Marine Basic First Aid

Duration: 16 hours of teaching time.


Comprehensive two-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide first aid in a marine environment. Course uses a combination of lecture, discussion, and scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry to teach the required knowledge and skills.  Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

Instructor                 

Red Cross First Aid Instructor

Prerequisite    

None

Completion    

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Certification    

3 year certification in Marine Basic First Aid and CPR/AED Level A

Recertification    

Not permitted under federal regulations

Course Content    

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest - adult
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Participant Materials            

First Aid & CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
Marine Basic First Aid certificate
Transport Canada certification issued directly by CRC

Printable version – Marine Basic First Aid Course