Marine Medical Training

Offshore Emergency Medicine®

This popular and continuously updated seminar is now in its 23rd year, offering intensive medical training for cruisers and racing sailors operating out of range of rapid rescue and medical assistance. The program includes approximately 12 hours of pre-course reading, study, and on-line testing followed by three days of on-site training. There are no prerequisites, but basic first aid and CPR training is recommended either before or after this program. Certification is awarded by Wilderness Medical Associates International, and earns 36 hours CME from CAPCE.

Read the Blue Water Sailing article about this course: Emergency Medicine for the Largest Wilderness by Jill Dubler.


Standby: Offshore Emergency Medicine 1 - 3 June 2019 in San Diego, California

This course is hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. The price includes a continental breakfast and lunch daily. The nearest airport is San Diego International (SAN). 
Instructions for pre-course reading and an on-line testing will be sent to you by email. The required text book is Wilderness and Rescue Medicine by Jeffrey Isaac, PA-C and David Johnson, MD and can be ordered from Wilderness Medical Associates by clicking on the cover photo at the bottom of this screen. 
For questions about course content and conduct, please contact Jeff Isaac at For information about the yacht club and local area please contact Lisa Record at SDYC via email at 
Cancellation fee $50.00. 
Instructor: Jeff Isaac, PA-C

Price: $850.00

To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in Crested Butte, Colorado USA and is an Instructor Sponsor of programs certified by Wilderness Medical Associates International.