HMLI

First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries

The First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course is an entry-level training programme that teaches participants how to identify potentially hazardous marine life, how to provide first aid when injuries occur and techniques for avoidance.

Successful completion of the First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course includes demonstrating skill competency and passing a written knowledge assessment.  Upon completion, you will receive a provider certificate indicating that you have been trained in basic first aid for hazardous marine life injuries.

 

This course will teach you how to:

  • conduct a Scene Safety Assesment
  • carry out an initial Assessment of the injured person
  • perform CPR on a non-responsive, non-breathing injured person
  • manage Shock
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms of lionfish, stonefish, stingrays, seastars and urchins spiny envomations
  • perform First Aid for lionfish, stonefish, stingrays, seastars and urchins spiny envomations spiny envomations
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms of jellyfish, fire coral, anemones and hydroids stings
  • perform First Aid for jellyfish, fire coral, anemones and hydroids stings
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms for sponges, corals and abristle worms contact injuries
  • perform First Aid for sponges, corals and abristle worms contact injuries
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms of blue-ringed octopus, sea snakes and cone shell injuries
  • apply Pressure Immobilsation Techniques to control blue-ringed octopus, sea snakes and cone shell injuries
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms of traumatic injuries (control of external bleeding)
  • perform First Aid for traumatic injuries
  • apply a Tourniquet
  • identify Signs and Symptoms of life-threatening complications:
    • Anaphylactic shock
    • Cardiogenic shock
    • Hypovolemic shock
  • identify the Signs and Symptoms of seafood poisoning
  • perform First AId for seafood poisoning