From 12th to 14th March , according to the training schedule, the crew members of the rescue boats of SE "Marine Search and Rescue Service" of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine went through the check of their knowledge and practical skills of first aid treatment.
Under supervision of the captains of all the vessels the classes of first medical treatment were regularly held according to the approved program of theoretical preparation and practicing the first aid treatment skills. When the conditions are tough, everything has to be done within the seconds, and rescuers who want be able to pass the exam with satisfactory level will be suspended from work. Such strict training is required not only by the international conventions, which regulate the activity of state enterprise "Marine Search and Rescue Service", but also by the fact, that rescued human's life is the biggest value of all.
"The main thing during the rescue of the suffered people is the correct choice of the first aid treatment of the suffered. It is important to know, that a drowning person acts only according to the instincts. So it is extremely important to size the situation and make a crucial decision, " noted the Head of medical service of SE "MSRS" Ihor Tankov.
After finishing the exams, all the crew members received the highest marks.
The rescuers noted, that constant trainings help to keep the necessary professional medical skills on a very high level.