Date: 17th June at 3:07 pm
By: julia.annecy

Hi

We are running this one day course on Friday 23rd June and have places available. This course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on longer passages.

In a medical emergency, a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue

Let me know if this is of interest and you would like more information. As always discount is available for navigators! Email jules at rusailing.com