Leadership under pressure
The ISKGA Incident Management module ….
ISKGA Incident Management
- Mind set
- Lost Person Protocol
- First Aid
- Outside Agencies
Duration: 4 Days
Module: Incident management: The ISKGA Incident Management course is a four day course. This can be logged as a stand alone two day course with two bolt on modules or alternatively can be run over a four day period.
Day 1 & 2: Developing a logical thought process that works under pressure, rescues-getting the basics right, rescue strategies, controlling your group, leadership under pressure, emotional influences, adrenal effects.
Day 3: Safety & rescue: The surf zone
Day 4: Safety & Rescue: Rock Gardens
|Effective identification in the difference between a paddler whom is pro-active with regards to his safety or a paddler who is passive/in-active with regards to his own safety and to be able to assess quickly these actions during an incident in dynamic conditions.
|Pre fight, in fight and post fight effects of adrenalin should be understood. Trainer should be able to highlight the areas where these influences occur and to highlight the signs, symptoms and actions required to recognise and deal with adrenal overload.
|Candidates should show a logical thought process during an incident not rushing in and instead assessing the situation formulating a plan then executing that plan and reviewing the outcomes.
|Have an understanding of effective protocols for dealing with a lost person whilst on an expedition or during a day/night paddle. Standard Operating Procedures for the lost person protocol. Meeting points, communication, search patterns, engagement of outside agencies
|Candidates should understanding that although prevention is better than cure, they must be able to recover control of his/her group, harnessing correct delegation and concurrent activity as well as having a working knowledge of being able to engage outside agencies for evacuation purposes.
|Candidates should be able to deal with a variety of incidents on the sea and understand the importance of training. Incidents to include, lost equipment, damaged Kayaks,(lost hatches, holed kayaks), damaged Paddlers (dislocated shoulder, unconscious person, hyperthermia, spinal injury, heart attack). Panicked and trapped paddlers, hostile followership, lost and separated paddlers, multiple incidents.