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post #4 of Old 04-24-2002
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Offshore First Aid Course

Who is giving the course?

The American Red Cross gives several first aid courses at various levels, generally for $50. I find it hard to imagine that 1) first aid would be different offshore than on land and 2) that anyone in any circumstance would want someone who had just 4 days of instruction attempting more advanced medical treatment on them.

I there a medical service that can be accessed via VHF or SSB whereby someone with basic skills but a very advanced medical kit (sutures etc) could actually follow the guidance of a real medical professional over the radio and render meaningful care and treatment???

Just my $0.02
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