The PADI Rescue diver program covers:
self-rescue and diver stress.
Diving first aid.
emergency management and equipment considerations.
swimming and non-swimming assists.
panicked diver response.
missing diver procedures.
surfacing the unconscious diver.
in-water artificial respiration
first aid procedures for pressure related accidents.
dive accident scenarios.
*EFR/CPR Oxygen delivery not included in the practical portion of in water senario training. All rescue candidates must complete this from a nationally accredited First Aid Training facility in addition to in water practice scenarios.
Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.
The Fun Part
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.
Get College Credit
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.
What You Learn
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.
Check with your local dive shop about the gear you’ll use during this course. You can find most everything at the scuba diving shop in your area.
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.
To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must: