Provider Diver Rescue Course

This our most complete course for Water Rescue Teams. This is not a course for police or security teams or is it a course for evidence recovery. This is for Life Saving Water Teams. For More Infromation E-Mail us.

For Rescue Diver Course Standards
Class Inquires Should Be Made To: Classes@RescueDiver.org

Equipment

  • Diving

  • Search & Recovery

  • Field Expedient & Home Made Equipment

  • Equipment Care & Maintenance

Diving Physics
  • Buoyancy
  • Gas Laws
  • Mechanics of Pressure
  • Decompression
Physiology & First Aid
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiovascular
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurosensory
  • Shock
  • Drowning
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Medical Emergencies
  • History & Physical - Field
  • First Aid Equipment
Pressure Related Accidents
  • Basics of a Dive Accident
  • Barotrauma
  • Air Embolism
  • Decompression Sickness (Bends)
  • Recompression
  • Carbon Dioxide Excess
  • Oxygen Poisoning
  • Nitrogen Narcosis
Marine Life & Environment
  • Stings (Venomous Fish)
  • Puncture Wounds
  • Bites & Lacerations
  • Dangerous Marine Life
  • Marine Mammals
  • Weather
  • Lakes, Rivers, Surf
  • Boating
Evaluation of the Scene
  • Enroute to the Location
  • Rescue or Recovery
  • Fixing a Point
  • Interviewing Witnesses
  • Scene Map
  • Use of Other Responders
  • Dive Site Set Up
  • Staging Areas
Dive Team Set Up - Personnel
  • Preparation
  • Problem Prevention
  • Planning
  • Performance
  • Self Rescue Skills
  • Rescue of Others
Common Problems
  • Physiological Stress
  • Psychological Stress
  • Physiology of Stress
  • Recognizing Stress
  • Equipment Problems
  • Out of Air Situations
  • Emergency Ascents
  • Buoyant Ascents
  • Exhaustion
Rescue Techniques
  • Preplanning
  • Assess The Situation
  • Equipment Considerations
  • Types of Victims
  • Surface Rescues
  • Boat Rescues
  • Underwater Rescues
  • Escapes & Defenses
  • Lost Swimmer/Diver Rescue
  • Trapped Divers
  • Vehicle in Water
  • Victim Towing & Removal
Boating Mishaps
Downed Aircraft
Limited Visibility - Night Operations
Search & Recovery
  • Navigation
  • Map Making
  • S&R Equipment
  • Lines & Knots
  • Search Methods
  • Lift Operations
Survival - Lost at Sea
Public Relations & Support
Pool Training
  • Basic Skills
  • Advance Skills
Open Water Training
  • Day Operations
  • Night Operations

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