SSI Diver Stress and Rescue
“Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies.”
Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program. 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 on the surface and underwater. The course runs two – four days in which you will participate in academic and in-water sessions in the pool and in the open water. As a prerequisite for certification you need to have a valid CPR, First Aid & Oxygen Provider certificate. If you want to learn more about DIVER STRESS & RESCUE, you can buy the manual or the DVD even if you don’t want to sign up for the course.
Course Content: What Is Stress?, Stress In Diving:Causes And Prevention, Detecting And Dealing With Stress, Accident Management, Skills Needed To Deal With Panic And Rescues, Conditions That Complicate Rescues
The primary goal of any Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training. The courses take place at OCEANIC diving center in Nikiti, Chalkidiki, Greece. The price includes all needed equipment, access to online training program and certification fee.
Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Students must have proof of current training within two (2) years of First Aid and CPR
Academic Sessions: 2
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2 (+1 Optional)
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 10 – 15 hours