October 10, 2017

CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or


Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop for Commercial Fishermen and Recreational Boaters

Effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures and more while on the water.

Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Bellingham are co-sponsoring a First Aid at Sea one-day workshop on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 in Bellingham, WA.

Topics covered include:  CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, First Aid kits and more.

When:   Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:  Port of Bellingham

Squalicum Harbor

722 Coho Way

Bellingham, WA

Fee:  $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

REGISTER:  Sarah Fisken, Washington Sea Grant, 206-543-1225 or


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.

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