A marine first responder program covers basic and advanced first aid that relates to the marine environment for both water and shore based activities. From taking a pulse to communication with medical professionals, we cover all the key skills required to provide lay rescuer emergency care in the field.
The program runs over 6 days with an additional 5 evening sessions running until 9pm, so this program requires a lot of commitment. Previous first aid training is recommended, but if you have no previous experience, we will ask you to do some pre-course reading.
Sea Kayakers who wish to take their emergency care skills to the next level. The central skill in emergency care is the ability to coordinate available resources and rescuers to bring the best patient care to the casualty. Most of our work will be done through team rescue to focus on this key skill.