Marine — Advanced

Course Description

Marine First Aid courses meet Transport Canada regulations for training standards for marine first aid and marine medical care.

Nationally recognized certificates are issued by Transport Canada and are valid for five years. Annual retraining in CPR is recommended.

Participants require a valid Candidate Document Number (CDN) issued by Transport Canada to register.

St. John Ambulance offers two Marine First Aid courses: Basic and Advanced. 

This is a 5-day course.

Minimum Age: 18

Course Content
Course Content
  • Wellbeing of the first aider
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Scene and patient assessment
  • Lifting and moving
  • Airway management
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Cardiovascular emergencies & CPR
  • Medical emergencies
  • Head, neck, and face injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Soft-tissue injuries
  • Muscle and bone injuries
  • Water emergencies
  • Kits and equipment
Course Availability
  • Alberta
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
Delivery Method
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