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Recreational Boater First Aid, CPR/AED classes at CWB Seattle

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Recreational Boater First Aid at CWB Seattle   One of the challenges in “First Aid” training for the recreational boater and/or avid sailor is that you have generic classes and hybrid classes with not much in-between. The generic classes leave you wanting, and the hybrid classes could cost you thousands of dollars. A MedPic class is certainly worth it, but …

How to Stop the Bleed

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How to Stop the Bleed Today we live in a world where terrorism, the actions of unstable people, and the dangerous impulses of friends and relatives are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent. Massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter or explosive event where a response is delayed can result in death. Similar to how …

National Geographic Vessel Venture, EMR Training Day

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Maritime Shipboard Emergency Medical Response Training By Captain Thomas E. Bliss November 7th is a big day for me, and for more reasons than the election, its Emergency Medical Response Training day for the crew of the newest ship in National Geographic’s fleet, the Vessel “Venture.” As a maritime training professional I don’t always lead such an exciting life of …

Choking Baby… Would you know what to do?

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Choking Baby! Would you know what to do? We teach the correct skills to deal with choking in our Pediatric – Adult First Aid CPR/AED course. Sign up for a class today via our website at PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A Palm Beach Gardens police officer is being credited with saving the life of a 14-month-old girl who …

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Respirator Fit Testing Services

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Have you completed your required Employee Annual Respirator Fit Testing? We have been providing on-site Qualitative & Quantitative fit testing to our clients throughout Western Washington since 2012. For Medical Evaluations we choose 3M The leader in Respiratory protection equipment and medical clearances. To download our information sheet in PDF please click here New Fees: Service: Qualitative (QLFT) Typically Half Mask …

Standby Event EMS Services

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Northwest Response Pacific Northwest Standby Event Medical Response Service. Not only do we train Emergency Medical Responders, we also provide Event Medical Services.  Our client list speaks for itself, from Marathons to Music festivals, and everything in-between, on land or sea, we are ready for your event.  We are a team of professionals committed to the safety and success of your …

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Northwest First Aid & Northwest Response Merge

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Since 2012 Northwest First Aid & Northwest Response have operated independently of each other, however in late 2017 the team decided to join together the two entities into one operation, combining both our west coast emergency medical response operations and our EMS training under a single company “Northwest Response.” Over the past six years Northwest First Aid has provided “stand-by” event …

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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Symptoms and Warning Signs

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What Is ‘Dry Drowning’? You pay close attention to your kids when they’re swimming or playing in the pool, splashing in the ocean. You make sure a lifeguard is on hand, and you never leave your little ones alone near any water — even the tub. And that’s the right thing to do. But there’s still more you can do …

Vessel or Ship Emergency Medical Response Checklist

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Medical Emergency at Sea What do we do?  What do we ask? If you boat you should be current in First Aid, CPR/AED, if you aren’t then now is the time to take a class, because stuff happens on boats, just sayin. Im often asked how do I remember all the questions, and checks for a sudden illness event, well …

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Seasickness or Motion Sickness, whatever you call it, it sucks!

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First Aid For Recreational Boaters   As I’ve shared earlier I have the amazing opportunity and pleasure of writing a course for “Boaters University” on basic first aid for the Recreational Boater. This course will be available through Boaters University in the Fall. While researching content that is specifically designed for the Recreational Boater, I have come across some real gems …