RYA First Aid Course

Course Information

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.

Course content

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
Reduced consciousness
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)

AMJRYA First Aid Course