Advanced Marine First Aid

Advanced Marine First Aid

Advanced Marine First Aid Training

As a Red Cross authorized provider, F.A.S.T. Rescue offers the Advanced Marine First Aid Program.  This program covers comprehensive First Aid, CPR and AED techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting.  This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada as outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. It is designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Officer certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 1, or on board a vessel on unlimited waters. Click here for the course description.


100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam


3-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid, CPR Level HCP, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Advanced First Aid

Course Content   

  • The emergency scene
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
  • Sudden illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Heat‐ and cold‐related emergencies
  • Reaching and moving people
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Toxicological hazards aboard ship
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization
  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

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