Marine First Aid
Sail Nelson & AbelHealth Ltd
bring you Marine First Aid
Do you feel confident to deal with a life threatening head injury, a heart attack, hypothermia or severe bleeding on board your yacht?
Sail Nelson, in association with Abel Health are running this Marine First Aid course to teach how to deal with these types of event on board.
This course is designed to train a person to be capable of providing immediate first aid assistance for any first aid condition – but with a maritime focus.
This course is essential for all responsible sailors and also covers NZQA unit standards 6400, 6401 & 6402; so is valid for your on-shore work as well.
The Unit Standards associated with this course are:
6400 Manage First Aid in an Emergency Situation – Version 6, Level 3, Credits 2
6401 Provide First Aid – Version 6, Level 2, Credits 1
6402 Provide Basic Life Support – Version 8, Level 1, Credits 1
Calling for help in a Maritime environment – when to call Mayday and set off your EPIRB
Scene Assessment & management
Protecting yourself – use of barriers
Patient Primary Assessment
Standard treatment of all patients
The Unconscious Patient
CPR – adult / child / infant
Choking – adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious
External and Internal bleeding
Shock & Recovery Position
Burns & Scalds
Fractures & dislocations
Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains
Head, neck & spinal injuries
Hyperthermia & Hypothermia