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Keith Murray

Keith Murray, a former firefighter EMT, owns The CPR School, a first-aid training company. He provides onboard training for yacht captains and crew and sells and services AEDs. Contact him at 877-6-AED-CPR, 877-623-3277 or www.TheCPRSchool.com.

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Sea Sick: Think you’re heart-smart? Take this quiz to find out

When you think of February most people think of Valentine’s Day and the heart. But how much do you really know about your heart? Test your knowledge with …

Sea Sick: New year good time for first-aid inventory

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical kit. …

Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, …

Sea Sick: Can’t pass this quiz? Time for a first-aid refresher

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what follows next when a TV doctor shouts, “Clear!” It means someone is going to get shocked by a defibrillator. But …

Sea Sick: Influenza is nothing to sneeze at – get the vaccine

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Recently, I received a call from my friend Diane. We were supposed to go kayaking, but instead she was in bed sick. She told me that …

Sea Sick: If crew can’t pass this AED quiz, it’s time for a first-aid refresher

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what follows next when a TV doctor shouts, “Clear!” It means someone is going to get shocked by a defibrillator. But …

Sea Sick: Disabling tick diseases can be hard to diagnose

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Something about things that feed off my blood tends to raise the hair on the back of my neck. One of those things is a tick. Ticks …

Sea Sick: Washing hands is crucial onboard

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray In the past, we have covered complex and dramatic lifesaving topics in this column. This month, I want to talk about something very …

Sea Sick: Quick, someone’s choking! What do you do?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray You are having lunch with a crew mate, talking about the busy schedule for the day, and suddenly he stands up and looks directly at …

Sea Sick: IVs best left to medical pros

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray I have been asked by several yacht captains if I offer onboard training for crew on how to properly insert an IV.  Always a little …

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Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

The Triton hosted networking with more than 150 captains, crew and industry professionals at Universal Marine Center on the third …

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Crew from 15 yachts participated in Acrew’s fourth Caribbean Crewfest in mid-January at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts. The …

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Feb. 20, 2019 Former yacht Engr. Thomas “Bourke” Cannon is in a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April …

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