Offshore Emergency Medicine for Sailors

Offshore Emergency Medicine for Sailors

We have just wrapped up a 3-day course through Med Officer and Wilderness Medical Associates called Emergency Offshore Medicine. The class was phenomenal, and while I’m not going to go over all the details we learned, I hope that a brief overview of the course will convince anyone planning to cruise to take it. Audience…

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Books for Offshore Medical Treatment

Any long-term cruising or minor offshore passage is going to involve spending time away from easy access to health care.  Even when you are near health care, there’s always going to be a risk factor in getting medical attention – in the States, the damage might be to your bank account, but elsewhere, it might…