The RYA First Aid one day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, from a being on the water/land perspective. The course is aimed at anyone who is ashore or afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries, the worlds oceans or in the training room.
Perform CPR. Adult – Child – Baby
Practice with a Training Defibrillator
Actions for drowning
The recovery position.
Control bleeding – Bandaging, Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
Shock; recognise and treat it
Cold shock and hypothermia
General treatment for:- breathing difficulties, chest pain, seasickness, diabetic
emergency, anaphylaxis, hyperthermia, fractures, seizures, burns, and heart conditions
Equipping a suitable First Aid Kit
How to get medical advice or assistance by VHF/SRC radio
How to prepare for the evacuation of a casualty by helicopter
(Yacht Skippers – Category ‘C’ Equipment)