The course Rescue Diver is an advanced specialization course, aimed at divers who, during the dive, they want to increase their own safety and that of their peers, enabling the patented ones for underwater rescue.
Why choose the Rescue Diver course?
This is one of the most important steps for a diver, as it teaches how to prevent critical issues during diving e, mostly, to manage them in total safety.
The Rescue Diver patent teaches how to manage stressful and panic situations underwater, through specific techniques for the recognition and treatment of panic symptoms or nitrogen narcosis. The patent Rescue Diver provides all the necessary tools, to ensure a safe return of the victim and a possible post-trauma symptomatic treatment.
It is a course as demanding as it is stimulating: exercises in the water are carried out by simulating particularly intriguing scenarios, in which the diver is encouraged to think and quickly evaluate the emergency situation. During the course many situations will be simulated, in which the roles of "rescuer" and "victim" will alternate. The Rescue Diver certification provides greater confidence in one's diving skills, with the plus of the awareness that, in case of need, you will have the skills to help your comrades.
The topics of the course:
- Stress recognition techniques;
- Methods of approach and techniques for involving the victim;
- Rescue maneuvers and transport of the victim in the water;
- Knowledge and correct use of emergency equipment;
- Typical and atypical scenarios of diving accidents.
I requirements for participation in the advanced Rescue Diver course there are two. The first is that the diver already has the license Advanced Open Water Diver. The second involves participation in the First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation course “Dive Medic”.