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Person Overboard

Length: 1 day

 

Course Overview

Morning

  • Registration, Introductions, & Course Paperwork
  • Boating & Water Hazards (Lakes, Ponds, Rivers)
  • Safety Philosophy
  • Personal Safety
  • Person Overboard
  • Equipment Retrieval
  • Drowning
  • Medical Assessment
  • Basic Life Support
  • Other Medical Concerns
  • Hypothermia Review
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Treatments

  Afternoon

  • PFD Demonstration & Practice
  • Safety Ropes & Throw-bags Review & Practice
  • Throwing and Towing
  • Live Bait Rescue
  • Overboard procedures
  • Boat Types & Watercraft Familiarization
  • Getting In & Out of Boats
  • One & Two Person Patient Retrieval
  • Overboard Scenario
  • Course Conclusion & Evaluation