Rescue Diver & Emergency First Responder
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Serious fun! Is the motto for the PADI Rescue Diver Course, a challenging yet rewarding program to improve diver safety all around the world. The first step is to manage your own self rescue skills like, out of air, cramp removal and disorientation, this will allow you to better recognize problems with other divers and react more efficiently to prevent any serious situations. The fun part comes when you get to play the diver who has the problem, your acting skills will be tested, and although it’s ‘fun’ you might be quite surprised how much you learn from been rescued.
You must be a certified advanced diver and at least 12 years old to enroll; you will also need to have completed a first Aid course within the last 24 months. You can meet this specification with the EFR course, more on this below.
What will you learn?
• How to recognize stress
• how to manage emergencies and equipment
• how to rescue panicked divers
• how to rescue unresponsive divers
• self rescue
Emergency First Response
Learn to respond to medical emergencies and build your confidence to manage stressful situations. The EFR course allows to build your first aid skills by following the same simple steps as a professional emergency responder in a none stressful environment. Anyone of interest can sign up, you must first complete the Primary care before moving onto the Secondary care course.
• Primary Care(CPR) – Learn to manage life threatening injuries and contact EMS
• Secondary Care (First AID) – Lean to manage none life threatening injuries or illnesses to ease pain and discomfort while waiting for EMS