January 9, 2017


CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or

Learn Marine First Aid in Port Townsend on March 2

Be safe on the water!

Washington Sea Grant, WSU Jefferson County Extension and the Northwest Maritime Center are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in Port Townsend.

Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, and essentials for first aid kits.

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: NW Maritime Center, 431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA

Fee: $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

To register contact Sarah Fisken at Washington Sea Grant, 206-543-1225 or 360-379-5610, ext. 204 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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