To learn how to handle the specific and potentially complex problems unique to diving, plan to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course. The Rescue Diver course makes you a more capable diver by expanding and refining your problem prevention, management and handling skills. Although it covers a serious subject, and it is challenging, most divers cite the Rescue Diver course as one other most rewarding courses they've taken

But for now as a diver, you need to problem prevention and be prepared with em, contact information: phone numbers fro, local paramedics and police, radio for Coast Guard, contact information for are, diver emergency services like the Divers Alter Network (DAN) and the Diving Emergency Service (DES). 

In areas that lack diver emergency services, have the number and contact information for the nearest recompression chamber and emergency medical services. change, a phone card, a mobile telephone, or whatever is appropriate so you can contact in an emergency. Your instructor will give emergency contact information specific to the, area where you'll be diving.

Considering that you scuba dive underwater, it may seem odd that the majority of diver distress situations take place at that lace, but that's exactly what happens. You control or prevent surface problems by within your limitations, by relaxing while , dive and by establishing and maintaining! dive buoyancy when you're on the surface.