Marine Basic First Aid (MBFA)

Regular price $140.00 CAD
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Course Description: This two-day course provides focused topics from the marine/fishing industry for those who are expected to provide first aid in a marine environment. Meeting the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E, participants will attain scenario-based training to prepare for unique situations that may occur while at sea.

Intended Audience: Everyone over the age of 13 and anyone that is expected to provide first aid in a marine environment.
Course Prerequisites: None. A student does not require a CDN in order to participate in a MBFA course.
What's a CDN number?
A Candidate Document Number (CDN) is a unique number given to an individual by Transport Canada to assist with record keeping and document identification. This will be a requirement prior to your Seafarers Medical Examination and important if you are working towards a certain Certificate of Competency.

Course Overview:
Course content:

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest – adult
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle, and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Course duration (time/days): 16 hours in-class (2 days); includes CPR Level A, Level C and AED
Certification: 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED

Recertification of Marine First Aid is not permitted under federal regulations

Course Materials: Included in the course:

  • First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)

(Hard copy can be purchased, but it is not included in the course)

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Note: Date of Birth and Address is mandatory for NL Workplace First Aid, Marine First Aid, All Lifeguard, Instructor, and Instructor Trainer, certifications.

If you are registering more than 1 person, please make sure you are using different emails for each participant

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