Month: May 2016

liabilitymedical_forms

Medical questionnaires are also an important facet of your diver history and required for course participation.You should examine these prior to class where you will be given a physical copy to fill out and sign.Please discuss any questions you have with your physician who has experience with dive medicine.These forms are designed to help you …

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Basic Cave Diver

The Intro to Cave program instructs the student as to the protocols of exploring the overhead environment beyond the light zone.This course is designed with the single tank configuration in mind and within recreational depth limits. Not intended for extensive wreck orgear configuration, how to limit entanglement, light use as a primary light source, primary …

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Dive Master

1.        Must be qualified as an IANTD Advanced Open Water, Diver, First Aid, Oxygen Provider and IANTD Rescue or equivalent.            Qualification in two optional IANTD Specialty Programs is recommended.2.        Must provide proof of a minimum of 60 logged dives.3.        Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

CCR Cave

The CCR Cave Diver Program introduces the diver to basic through complex cave dives involving; line gaps, jumps, circuits and traverses. Practice and build proficiencyusing multiple reels, including; primary, safety, and gap reels while utilizing the eCCR. The CCR Cave course requires 120 minutes more bottom time than OC full cave.introduced to advanced forms of …

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Rebreather Disadvantages

All rebreathers have specific complexities which introduce forms of risk not experienced by open circuit divers. The fundamental difference between open-circuit scuba and rebreather systems is that while utilizing scuba, the diver mixes a specific gas for a maximum depth. When CCR is used, the gas is constantly changing.Gas in the ccr loop is a …

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Trimix

Because of the problems associated with oxygen toxicity, nitrogen narcosis, and decompression sickness, the maximum safe limit for breathing air is about 200 feet (61 meters). To overcome these problems, gas mixtures other than air should be used. Perhaps the most severe and potentially deadly of the limitations is CNS oxygen toxicity. Air contains about …

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