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Stress Rescue


Do you know what to do in an emergency?

Would you be able to rescue your buddy?

Could you diagnose a diving related injury?

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Stress & Rescue Certification Class

The Stress and Rescue Course is best described as challenging and rewarding. In this course you will learn invaluable skills and techniques that will help you prevent diving problems and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The Stress & Rescue course is one which builds on your diving confidence, training you in self-rescue as well as assisting others in need. You will gain a massive increase and a heightened awareness of spotting potential problems and dealing with them before they become a problem. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.

Stress is a major contributor to rescue situations and diving accidents.

Through this course you will learn accident prevention, as well as how to handle problem situations if they occur.

The program is about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems in the surface and underwater.

Course Content:
- What is stress?

- Stress in Diving: Causes and Prevention
-Detecting and Dealing with Stress
-Self Rescue
-Accident Management
-Skills Needed To Deal with Panic and Rescues
-Conditions that Complicate Rescues
-Learn the same search and recovery techniques that are taught to first responders (Fire-Police) using reels and lift bags. This class includes pool sessions where unconscious diver and panicked diver control techniques both underwater and on the surface are taught. Additionally out of air drills, air sharing drills, entanglement drills, equipment malfunction drills and search techniques in blacked out masks are conducted. There is also a practical scenario exercise off the beach in Naples.


*Course is three sessions in which you will participate in academic and in-water sessions in the pool and in the open water.

Prerequisites for this diving course:

- Open Water diver

- Minimum age is 15

- Valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

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- A SDI Stress & Rescue pack with your manual slates and a DVD

- Classroom, pool and Open Water Training

- An Internationally recognized Stress & Rescue Certification from SSI

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