Surface Ice Rescue Level 1 Certification Course

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Saturday, January 25, 2014 - Sunday, January 26, 2014
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West Central
Host Agency/Training Location: 
PSDS Academy - Grand Junction
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Public Safety Dive Supply

PSDS has developed the Surface Ice Rescue training
courses with the knowledge that ice related incidents
and ice rescues put our fire, police and EMS personnel in
high risk situations, more than any other type of rescue.
Our instructors know that mistakes can be detrimental
and time is of the essence with surface ice rescues. At
PSDS our focus is providing the highest level of training in
surface ice rescue under the safest possible conditions.
These are a few of our Surface Ice Level I highlights:
• Proper donning of protective gear
• Victim extrication
• Patient handling
• Self-rescue scenarios
• Team operations- Who should be doing what?
• Write an effective SOP and SOG
• Advanced equipment and rescue techniques
• Stages of hypothermia and its effects on rescuer
and victim
• Safer animal rescue techniques
• “No go” incidents examination
• Victim Assessment
• U.S.C.G. Cold Water Boot Camp study
• Study - Why Ice Rescues fall apart
• Awareness, Operations, Technician responsibilities

Registration Cost:     $325.00 per person

Click Here for Level 1 Certification brochure


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