First Aid/CPR

This 8-hour First Aid/CPR course is designed to serve as basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity aboard a vessel. The course covers basic first aid, CPR, and emergency care for common medical emergencies. This one day First Aid and CPR course is instructed in compliance with STCW '95 Code A – VI/1-2 and consists of approximately seven hours of theory and practical covering basic First Aid and CPR in maritime situations.

Through classroom lecture and use of an anatomical mannequin suitable for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the student will demonstrate:

  • Basic life support (CPR) for an adult victim
  • Initial treatment for severe bleeding
  • Initial treatment for severe burns
  • Basic patient transport

This course is followed by a written exam.

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