Learn how to prevent accidents and how to respond to in water emergencies. Join us for one lecture and two days of open water diving for this physically and mentally demanding course. Our program will focus on accident prevention through education on a number of topics including accident analysis, diver stress, environmental factors, proper planning, equipment and situational awareness. You will further hone your skills by applying this knowledge to open water situations that will cover pre-dive checks, signs of stress, diver assists, locating a missing diver and performing a complete rescue. Leadership skills will include intervention techniques, accident management, and how to interface with EMS and other authorities. This course is required for all Dive Master/Instructor candidates and is highly recommended for dive team members or any diver who wants to be the best diver he/she can be by increasing their Scuba knowledge and skills.