2 weeks ago Mary’s diving room was converted into a boat-situation with an unusually high occurrence of casualties! Joli taught the First Aid for Divers course to 4 other instructors – thus creating 4 new First Aid for diver instructors within the club :-)
The next course we run will be open to all divers and we hope that this will become a yearly feature along with oxygen admin.
It’s a very practical course and whilst dealing with a serious subject this does not preclude laughing and joking.
It’s similar to a traditional first aid course – covering burns, fractures, wounds, heart attack – but with the context of diving and emphasis on using the diving equipment available to help with first aid treatment.
Well done to Mary, JD, Chris and Ben :-)