FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2017
Contact: Sarah Fisken, Marine Operations Specialist
Coast Guard Approved First Aid at Sea Course Offered in Westport
Course to be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Washington Sea Grant, the Washington Dungeness Crab Fishermen’s Association and the Quinault Tribe are cosponsoring a Coast Guard Approved First Aid at Sea Course for commercial fishermen and charter boat operators.
Participants will learn CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures immobilization, First Aid Kits and more.
When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Chateau Westport
710 Hancock St.
Fee: $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)
Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, provides statewide research, outreach, and education services addressing the challenges facing our ocean and coasts. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. www.wsg.washington.edu.