About Elementary First Aid Course
This course will give you basic knowledge and skills. In this course, one will learn the first
aid for life-saving and the ordinary first aid solutions in all the emergency situations. The
course has been designed to give skills and knowledge to seafarers so that they can take an
action in case of the medical emergencies at the sea.
Elementary First Aid Course Objectives
- To understand the lifesaving principals and techniques theoretically
- To get knowledge of the different kinds of bandages and dressings
- To get the knowledge of the hypothermia and its treatment
- To practice the actions that one should take practically in any kind of medical emergencies.
- To understand the symptoms of medical conditions such as electric shock or bleeding.
- To learn how to transport a person with an injury of the spine or pelvis with the right
- To understand the theory of the various medical conditions that can arise such as fractures,
burns, and bleeding.
The contents of the Elementary first aid course!!!
The main purpose of the elementary first aid course is to learn the actions that have to
be taken by a person at the time of the accident or at any other medical emergency. Here is a
list of things which you will learn in this course.
Elementary First Aid Course Includes
- You will learn what action to implement at the time of an accident or medical emergency to
- Drowning and recovery position
- You will get the knowledge of hypothermia and its treatment.
- It also includes knowledge regarding fracture of bones, spine injuries, head injuries, the
need for oxygen for humans, electric burns, treatment of bleeding, treatment of electric
shocks and burns.
- You will learn to handle the major medical conditions such as heart attack, choking, and
- You will learn to take actions on discovering a casualty.
- The transport of the casualty on a boarding ship.
After completing this course, you will get the certificate of proficiency in elementary first
aid. If you are a seafarer then having elementary first aid knowledge is necessary for you to
save yourself or others at the time of any medical emergency.