2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition
06 Mar 14
The Qualification System for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition has been released.
The requirements for MedicalTraining under the Offshore Special Regulations are as follows:
|6.05.1||At least one member of the crew shall have a valid STCW 95 A-VI/4-2 (Proficiency In Medical Care) certificate or equivalent||MoMu0|
|6.05.2||In addition to 6.05.1 another member of the crew||MoMu0|
|At least two members of the crew||MoMu1|
|At least one member of the crew||MoMu2|
|shall have a first aid certificate completed within the last five years meeting any of the following requirements:|
|i) A certificate listed on the ISAF website www.sailing.org/specialregs of MNA recognized courses|
|ii) STCW 95 First Aid Training complying with A-VI/1-3 - Elementary First Aid or higher STCW level|
|6.05.3||At least one member of the crew shall be familiar with First Aid procedures, hypothermia, drowning, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and relevant communications systems (see OSR 6.02.7 and 6.03.3).||MoMu3,4|
|6.05.4||An example model first aid training course is included in Appendix N.||
The following is a list of MNA recognized courses that are valid for use in that Country as being acceptable:
Australian course that complies with HLTCPR201A - Perform Cardiopulminary Rescusitation and HLTFA301B - Apply First Aid Sometimes called: Applied First Aid, Senior first Aid or Workplace Level 2 First Aid
The First aid Course (PSMer) and the Offshore medical training (FMH) are recognised by the FFV and also confirming to relevant STCW 95 standards.
Please refer to the list of certified courses published at http://www.dsv.org/index.php?id=416
RYA First Aid Course
Senior First Aid Course and the Medical Care Course run by the Scandinavian Safety Training Centre
US SAILING has recognise the following MNA recognized courses and in addition brought in a national prescription limiting to the Offshore Special Regulations reducing there validity from 5 years:
+ American Heart Association: Heartsaver FACTS - includes Heartsaver first aid course and AED (Automated External Defibrillator ) training. Certification for 2 years. www.americanheart.org
+ American Red Cross: First Aid, Standard First Aid (taught with Adult CPR at a workplace), and First Aid Basics (when taught alone as a community course). Certification for 3 years. www.redcross.org
+ American Safety and Health Institute: Basic First Aid. Certification for "up to" 3 years. www.ashinstitute.org
+ National Safety Council: First Aid or Standard First Aid (when taught with CPR). Certification for 3 years.