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Marine Advanced First Aid Course (MAFA)

$649.99

Price is per person

This course is designed to teach Marine First Responders advanced first aid techniques including how to sustain life and prevent further injuries until advanced medical personnel arrive. The consequences of further injury are also explored.

The course includes First Aid & CPR Guidelines 2010 and meets Federal regulations and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Advanced First Aid.

Fast Facts:

  • Length: 31 – 40 hours
  • Minimum: 4 people per class
  • Take Home: Emergency Care Manual, E-Certification Card (upon successful completion)

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  • Select course dates & options and pay securely through PayPal. Select Pay with Credit Card or PayPal.
  • Right Reaction will email you full course details about 5-7 days before the course.
  • Courses are in Hamilton, ON – Rymal Rd & Glancaster Rd.

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Description

Price is per person.

The course includes First Aid & CPR/AED BLS Guidelines 2018 and meets Federal regulations and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Advanced First Aid.

This course is designed to teach Marine First Responders advanced first aid techniques including how to sustain life and prevent further injuries until advanced medical personnel arrive. The consequences of further injury are also explored.

Course Details:

  • 31–40 hours with flexible scheduling options
  • 3-year certification in Marine Advanced First Aid
  • Includes CPR Level BLS
  • Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification
  • Focus on adapting Advanced First Aid techniques to the Marine Environment
  • Conducted by a certified Red Cross First Responder Instructor or Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

Prerequisites:

CPR/AED Level C is mandatory, but it is recommended that participants have completed a Standard First Aid + CPR/AED course.

Course Content:

A big focus of the course is on advanced first aid equipment including:

  • Oral Airways
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Measuring Blood Pressure
  • Spinals – including boarding, cervical collars and helmet removal
  • KED application (Kendrick Extrication Device)
  • Traction Splints (Sager Traction Splint)

The course also teaches about serious injuries including:

  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac Emergencies (CPR-HCP)
  • Deadly Bleeding and Shock
  • Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Special Populations and Crisis Intervention
  • Childbirth Multiple Casualty Incidents

Take-Home Materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual
  • E-Certification card, Wall Certificate
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