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Course Introduction

The aim of this course is to provide participants with advanced skills and knowledge to manage emergency situations autonomously.

Course Outcomes

Perform Complex Patient Rescue and Support, Aided and Unaided by Equipment;

  • Select appropriate rescue equipment
  • Assess and manage the patient’s levels of distress
  • Support and return patients to shore
  • Perform a one-person drag technique and patient lay

 Perform Surf Skill and Fitness Test;

  • Complete a 400 metre swim, 800 metre run, 400 metre board paddle and 800 metre run in 25 minutes
  • Complete tube rescue of patient 100 metres out at sea and return (flippers optional)
  • Complete board rescue of patient 200 metres out at sea and return

Work Autonomously

  • Plan and undertake work activities
  • Accept responsibilities
  • Set performance requirements
  • Maintain team performance

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