Medical

Medical Kits

  • Osaka Cup 2018 Medical kit & Equipment   (V9 published  Feb 14th 2018)
  • Osaka Cup 2018 Medical kit & Equipment  (V9 published Feb 14th 2018 -This version contains the identical contents to V9 published  Feb 14th 2018, but with highlighting included for additional or alternative medications required over and above Category 1 requirements listed in the Australian Sailing 2017-2020 Blue –e-Book Special Regulations Part 1 Section 4.07.  This additional version has been published at the request of competitors)

Managing Medical Incidents on board

  • Senior First Aid certification is required for both crew members.  (If your qualification has lapsed, contact the ORCV office re courses available )

Competitor health and well being

All competitors are required to complete this information prior to departure) Information is held by the Race Medical Officer (RMO) and will be shared with rostered duty Medical Officers in the event of an incident /illness. In the case of medical evacuation, the information will also be shared with the evacuation team.

Up to date information re travel health risks will be issued as they are released with a final update prior to departure

Further Information

  • Webinar #5 Wednesday 27/9/2017 – Looking after Yourself (Dr Rosie Colahan and psychologist Mr Darren Eger)
  • Webinar #6 Wednesday 22/11/2017 – Nutrition & Provisioning. (Robyn Brooke)
  • Seminar Wednesday 28/2/2018 –  Offshore Medical seminar – Wellness, illness and incidents at sea. For Osaka competitors unable to attend the seminar in person, a video version will be available to you within a few days by contacting: medical@melbourneosaka.com

Contacts

Medical – Dr Rosie Colahan   medical@melbourneosaka.com       0409 865 283

Emergency Medicine – Dr James Taylor westella356@gmail.com     0438 356 639

Dental – Dr Paul Buchholz  pbuchholz@bigpond.com      0419 527 600

Psychology – Mr Darren Eger    darren@darreneger.com       0423 100 031