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Rescue From Vehicles In Water – YDSP FD – 04/11/2024

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Rescue From Vehicles In Water
YDSP FD • April 11, 2024


$0 due upon registration
Course starts Apr 11, 2024

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Course Provider

Rescue 3 International

Full Dates: April 11, 2024 – April 12, 2024
Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Price: $0

Course Description

The Rescue from Vehicles in Water workshop is a specialist course for Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technicians that explores the skills required to deal with car related rescues in Swiftwater and Floods. The course looks at vehicle behavior and stabilization in water, as well as access techniques and victim extrication. Vehicle hydrology, glass management, anchors, and weight transfer are all addressed in this two day, hands on clinic.

Location and Logistics

YDSP Fire Department
11200 Santos Sanchez St
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, TX 79927
United States

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Lead Instructor

Aaron Kent

Aaron Kent is the owner and lead instructor for Southwest Rescue. Aaron has been working in first response and outdoor education since 2010. He is a Rescue 3 International Instructor Trainer in Ropes, Water, and Ice Rescue, and is an Instructor Trainer for the Wilderness Medical Training Center International. He is an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities nationwide and has worked in international public health and expedition leadership for most of his professional career. He is also the regional director for the Southwest Region of Rescue 3 International.

When not teaching courses, Aaron has an obsession with whitewater paddle boarding and any other sport that gets him into the beautiful backcountry of the San Juan Mountains. He serves on the La Plata County Search and Rescue Team and is a Firefighter/EMT with the Durango Fire Protection District. He has a Master’s Degree in Outdoor Education and is passionate about cross-cultural experiences.