First Aid Course

This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for skippers and crews of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven. The syllabus is based on the recommendations of the Health & Safety Executive and DoT. This certificate also fulfils the requirements of the DoT code of practice for small commercial vessels.

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Course directives.

By the end of the course, the students should be able to: Demonstrate artificial ventilation & chest compression (C P R)

Demonstrate how to turn a casualty into the recovery position Detail the treatment for shock

Apply direct pressure to a wound and control bleeding

Outline the prevention, recognition & treatment of hypothermia

Outline the treatment for asthma attacks, burns, diabetic emergencies, epilepsy & heart attacks.

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