2023 RYA First Aid Course

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25th March 2023 @ 9:30 AM 5:30 PM

Description

The RYA one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective.

It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

This course is approved by the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency and satisfies the requirements for RYA Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster and RYA Advanced Powerboat certificates of competence and some commercial work afloat.

Course Content is:

  • The recovery position in a confined space,
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol,
  • Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure,
  • Seasickness and dehydration,
  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF,
  • Helicopter rescue.

Venue

Slough, Berkshire

Speaker

Charles Wand Tetley

GXSA Host

Bernie Smallman

Price

Members: £50

Guests: £60

The course is fully subscribed.

If we get sufficient interest, we may run the course again.

Email info@gxsa.org.uk if you would like to be added to the waiting list.


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