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First Aid At Sea Course Instruction At Gig Harbor Boatshop

On Wednesday, April 8th,  Gig Harbor BoatShop and Washington Sea Grant are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard Approved First Aid at Sea Course for commercial fishermen and charter boat operators. Participants will learn about Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water immersion, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, first aid kits and more. This program will be held at the Gig Harbor BoatShop, 3805 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor on Wednesday, April 8th from 8:30am-5:00pm. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. Cost is $50 for commercial fishermen and $100 otherwise. For more information or to pre-register, contact Sarah Fisken at WA Sea Grant, sfisken@uw.edu, 206-543-1225.

Visit the Gig Harbor BoatShop website www.gigharborboatshop.org for additional programs, workshops and events happening at the Gig Harbor BoatShop.

Media Contacts:
Gig Harbor BoatShop
John Humphrey
253-857-9344
Cell: 253-722-6991
Jahumphrey01@gmail.com
www.gigharborboatshop.org