Medical Emergencies at Sea: Beyond First Aid

Medical Emergencies at Sea: “Beyond First Aid”

The instructor is Dr Sam Lyness, a retired neurosurgeon who holds a 50-Ton inland master license with sail and tow endorsements.

This course is designed to teach the recognition and management of medical emergencies off shore where timely communications and rescue are limited or not possible. All captains are responsible for the safety and comfort of his or her crew. Unless a medical professional is onboard, the captain is also the chief medical officer.

This class focuses on how a captain with limited medical expertise can handle medical emergencies reasonably and logically, minimizing loss of life and limb. The course cost includes reference Power Point print-out and a continental breakfast.


Event Properties

Event Date 11-11-2023 8:30 am
Event End Date 11-11-2023 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-11-2023 12:05 am
Capacity 30
Registered 0
Available places 30
Cut off date 11-10-2023 11:00 pm
Individual Price CAPCA & SBYC Members $25. All others $40
Location Selby Bay Yacht Club

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