This course covers the rescue and accident management procedures needed to care for an injured or distressed diver.

This course meets the Worksafe BC requirements for divers, dive tenders and supervisors to have certification in Dive Accident Management.

Topics include water rescue, basic dive medicine, care of a dive patient and much more. This course is suitable for non-diving tenders as well as divers and dive supervisors.

Course Curriculum

Here's What You Get When You Enroll

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Information about this course

  • 2

    Disclaimer and Foreward

    • Disclaimer

    • Foreward

  • 3

    1-Prevention and Planning

    • Prevention and Planning

    • 1.1-Industry Regulations

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: General Requirements

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: Scuba Specific

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: Surface Supply Specific

    • 1.2-Prevention

    • 1.3-Emergency Planning

    • 1.4-Emergency Equipment

    • 1.5-Dive Pre-Planning

    • 1.6- Marine Hazards

    • 1.7-Emergency Contacts and Communications

    • Chapter 1 Review Prevention and Planning

  • 4

    2-Diving Physiology

    • Diving Physiology

    • 2.1-Respired Gas Conditions

    • 2.2-Thermal Regulation

    • 2.3-Squeezes

    • 2.4-Lung Over-Inflation Injuries

    • 2.5-Indirect Effects of Pressure

    • 2.6-Decompression Sickness

    • 2.7-Diagnosis and Treatment of D.C.I

    • Chapter 2 Review Dive Physiology

  • 5

    3- Dive Accident Management

    • 3.1- Accident Management Protocol

    • 3.2-Self Rescue

    • 3.3-Water Rescue

    • 3.4-Evacuation Procedures

    • 3.5-Post Accident Management

    • Chapter 3 Review Accident Management

  • 6

    Course Completion

    • Course Completion

    • FINAL EXAM*

  • 7

    Appendixes 1-3

    • Appendix 1

    • Appendix 2

    • Appendix 3