Emergency medicine and CPR classes, given by local chapters.
Intensive 4-week full-time course on medical procedures, diagnostics, basic and advanced first aid techniques, CPR, automated external defibrillator (AED), the use of medicines, and other topics. Also offers other courses (navigation, weather, safety), primarily for the professional mariner.
Wide range of sailing instruction, including on-the-water sailing and offshore cruising classes. Courses include Medicine at Sea and CPR & First Aid.
Account of a burning on board and the measures used to treat it. 3 pages with photos and a sidebar of tips for preventing accidents.
Concentrated oxygen can be the best medicine in treating respiratory and cardiac distress, gas poisoning, massive hemorrhage, shock, and near-drowning. The System O2, an emergency pack uses chemicals to make oxygen, is reviewed and tested. 2 pages with photos.