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Offshore Emergency Medicine
This is the popular and successful Ocean Navigator seminar certified by Wilderness Medical Associates offering practical and expert training for the cruising sailor and professional mariner. We go well beyond first aid in emphasizing the understanding body systems,treatment principles, and long term patient care. Classroom instruction is tied to the studentís own experience through the liberal use of case studies and hands-on practice. The curriculum includes 12 hours of assigned pre-course reading and study followed by three days of on-site training. Certification is awarded by The Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship and Wilderness Medical Associates, and the course is Coast Guard approved under CFR 46. Courses are offered throughout the US. For more information and registration please visit www.medofficer.net.