Elementary First Aid
The course covers the basic principles of first aid, first response treatment of a casualty and basic life support. It is a standalone course as well as a component of the Basic Safety Training* course.
Who would benefit?
This course is recommended for any individual who intends to pursue a career at sea or offshore.
DURATION & DELIVERY
The duration of this course is two (2) days. Classes are from 8:00am to 4:00pm. A combination of lectures sessions, demonstrations and videos are used to deliver this course. Training and instruction is done by qualified personnel of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard.
In this course you will learn to provide immediate basic medical care on board boats, ships or any other sea-going vessels.
- Appreciation of body structure and functions
- Understanding of immediate measures to be taken in case of emergency
- Positioning a casualty
- The unconscious casualty
- Applied resuscitation techniques
- Controlling bleeding
- Burn treatment, including accidents caused by electric current
- Casualty rescue and transport
- Improve bandages and use materials in emergency kit
- Standard dressing
- Oral poisoning
- Cold & Heat
*For more information please see the Basic Safety Training page.
This course covers the basic principles of first aid, the first responders role and functions in the treatment of a casualty and basic life support measures. It is a standalone course as well as a component of the Basic Training Programme.
Possible Careers/Job titles e.g. First Aider
Durations : 2 days