If you are spending time cruising, racing, out for the day, or offshore for a month, the knowledge gained in this course is an essential part of your tool kit. Dive into the most common types of boating injuries, preventative strategies, and sailing techniques to stay safe on the water. Learn maritime specific considerations not commonly taught in standard first aid courses.
Assess, diagnose, and treat victims swiftly and accurately.
Practice life saving skills: CPR, airway management, rescue breathing, bleeding control, and stabilization.
Learn trauma, medical, maritime, and environmental medicine while becoming a more prepared mariner.
The curriculum is designed around evidence-based recommendations, pertinent case studies, and personal experiences. Topics include: First Aid Kits, Drowning, Solar Injuries, Search and Rescue, Safety Equipment, Wound Management, Fractures, Cardiac Emergencies, Hypothermia, and much more.
Each course is led by expert healthcare, rescue, and maritime professionals.
Certifications: Maritime Medicine : Fundamentals (2 years), CPR/ AED Adult , Child, Infant (2 years), Wilderness First Responder (WFR) re-certification (additional e-labs and practical apply).
Time: 18 hours
Cost: Starting at $275.00 per person, Group pricing available
Appropriate for: Recreational and cruising boaters, Professional Staff, Adventure Tourism, Commercial, Dive, Race Teams