March 1, 2018

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 and more while on the water.

Friday, April 13 in Port Townsend

Washington Sea Grant, Washington State University Jefferson County Extension and the Northwest Maritime Center are cosponsoring a Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea course in Port Townsend.

Topics covered include:

  • CPR
  • Patient assessment
  • Hypothermia and cold water response
  • Near drowning
  • Shock and trauma
  • Burns and fractures
  • Choking and patient immobilization
  • First Aid kits and more.


When:             Friday, April 13, 2018

9 a.m. – 5p.m.


Where:           NW Maritime Center

431 Water St.

Port Townsend, WA


Fee:                 $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)


Based at the University of Washington, Washington Sea Grant provides statewide marine research, outreach, and education services. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.