First Aid & CPR

First Aid & CPR

Whether taken as part of BST, BT-R, or as a standalone module this 8-hour course is taught by an experienced medical care provider and covers basic First Aid and CPR with emphasis on the techniques and methods used at sea and the actions required to take control upon encountering an accident or medical emergency.

The Scuttlebutt:

Any mariner who successfully completes this course will be able to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or another medical emergency. This course covers the training required by STCW Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-3 of the STCW Code as amended, and 46 CFR 11.202(b)(3); AND if presented within one year of the date of training, the First Aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.205(e)(1)(ii) and 11.205(e)(2)(iii) for original issuance of an officer endorsement.