Marine Advanced First Aid

Scheduled Course Dates

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7th Dec 20 | 9:00 AM Canada
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Course Details

Marine Advanced First Aid

Program Objective:

The Marine Advanced First Aid program is designed to train individuals working aboard ships. The training requirements for the Marine Advanced First Aid program are found in the Transport Canada document, TP 13008: Training Standards for Marine First Aid and Marine Medical Care.

The St John Marine Advanced First Aid program is based on the St. John Ambulance, Advanced Medical First Responder Level I program. All requirements of the AMFR Level I are understood to apply here.

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1-12
Course Duration: 40 hours


Course Outline:


  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Infection Control
  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Secondary Survey
  • Shock
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Artificial Respiration, Airway Management & Oxygen Administration
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies/CPR
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Chest Injuries
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Head & Spinal Injuries
  • Burns
  • Wound Management
  • Heat and Cold Illness or Injury
  • Bone and Joint Injury
  • Poisons, Bites and Stings
  • Eye Injuries


Additional Marine Student Supplement Sessions:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • First Aid Kits
  • Toxicological Hazards and Confined Spaces
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Medical Care of Rescued Persons
  • Radio Medical Advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychological and Psychiatric Problems