Marine Injury and Poisoning

MedAire 31 minutes

A poison is any substance that if taken in excess, causes an adverse or dangerous reaction. This means that anything and everything can and is a poison. Poisons enter the body in four ways, ingestion, injection, absorptions and inhalation.

In this course, we will learn how to identify and manage fish poisoning, marine envenomation's (this is the process by which venom is injected by a bite or sting) and finally accidental poisoning.

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MedAire, an International SOS Company, is the world’s leading medical assistance and travel safety service, used by over 50% of the world’s superyachts. For over 35 years we have been ensuring that owners, captains, crew and guests are prepared, capable and confident during medical and travel safety incidents, 24/7/365. We do this through our: medical kits, training, assistance, advice & consultations, emotional support and much more.

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  2. Price: Certificate issuing cost $9.99.
    Included in business subscription.
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 31 minutes
  5. Intended for: All seafarers working onboard.
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference