Marine Advanced First Aid (MAFA)
Course provide general knowledge of first aid in the marine environment. Candidates are taught how to intervene in life-threatening emergencies including; unconsciousness, choking, rescue breathing, CPR, and deadly bleeding. Candidates also are introduced to pharmacology and other advanced topics/interventions for the marine industry. Transport Canada Marine Safety (TP 13008) Approved.
According to the Transport Canada web site the marine advanced certification is required by:
- Any person who wants to obtain a Master´s or Officer´s certificate or endorsement;
- The person designated to provide first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near coastal voyage, class 1 or unlimited voyage.
This is a 5 day course. Participants must register 14 days prior to course date as required by Marine/Transport Canada.