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CONTACT: Sarah Fisken – 206-543-1225 or sfisken@uw.edu

Learn first aid at sea in Bellingham

Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Bellingham are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved first aid at sea course in Bellingham.

Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold- water near-drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, first-aid kits and more.

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Squalicum Boat House, Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham

Fee: $80 ($40 for commercial fishermen). Space is limited, so pre-registration is advised.

To register or for more information, contact WSG Continuing Education Coordinator Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or sfisken@uw.edu.

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. www.wsg.washington.edu/

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