Water Rescue Ops

Surface Water Rescue Operations 
Offered by Dynamic Rescue Systems (DRS)  
July 13, 14, 2019

Course comprises:

Day 1

-introduction to water rescue
-drowning profiles and victim types
-scene assessment & size up
-rescuer safety
-the Ladder approach
-risk vs. benefit
-low risk rescues
-treatment of different patient types
-swimming techniques
-water entry options
-rescuer defense techniques
-contact rescues for different victim profiles (high risk)
-handling spinal patients (rollovers)
-removing spinal patients on spine board
-search techniques

Day 2

-introduction to boat rescue
-rescuer considerations
-boat limitations
-boat rescues

There will be a practical skills evaluation, written evaluation and team scenarios.

Register: TIP 2019 Registration

Cost: $400

Students can supply their own Water Rescue equipment (suit, helmet, gloves, PFD, boots, knife & toss bag) or rent it from Dynamic Rescue at a charge of $150.

Dates: July 13, 14, 2019
Salt Spring Island
#TIP 2019


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