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Georgia to schedule any of these courses except the Pro Diving course.
Ever wonder what to do with that big green suitcase? How would you help your buddy if he/she needed oxygen? As a recreational diver, you can receive training to provide vital first aid that can make a difference to a scuba diver with decompression illness. The DAN Oxygen Provider Course provides entry-level training in the recognition and management of possible diving-related injuries using emergency oxygen first aid. This is the basic DAN O2 course that everyone talks about.
Oxygen First Aid
Continue your DAN O2 training and learn how to give oxygen more effectively to an non-breathing, injured diver through use of the MTV-100 valve or Bag Valve Mask. This module only takes a few hours.
Aid for Hazardous
Thankfully, serious hazardous marine life injuries are rare, but most divers experience minor discomfort from unintentional encounters with jellyfish, fire coral,and other marine critters. You'll learn how to minimize (or avoid) these injuries and reduce diver discomfort and pain. Learn how to handle injuries from not only Pacific NW critters, but ones found around the world.
Learn how to conduct a neurological assessment on a potentially injured diver in this course. The information gained in this assessment can help convince a diver of the need for oxygen first aid, and help a dive physician determine the proper treatment. This course should be on every diver's MUST TAKE course list.
More than 10 percent of all dive fatalities are actually caused by cardiovascular disease, according to DAN dive accident and fatality statistics. This course teaches you how to provide care for sudden cardiac arrest including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AEDs).
First Aid for
This course is intended for scientific (AAUS) or commercial divers who are required to have first aid, CPR and oxygen first aid training prior to diving as part of their job responsibilities. It combines the key skills of CPR and first aid training with the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries, AEDs for Scuba Diving and First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries courses. Simplify your life by only having to take this one course every two years.
A great way to tie many of the above courses together! Not a class, but rather a recognition level you can achieve by taking DAN courses. DAN understands the importance of being an active and involved diver. To recognize this commitment to dive safety, DAN has created a recognition program called Diving Emergency Specialist. The DES designation is a way to commend divers who have sought out the training they need to be prepared buddies and safer divers. You will receive a DES cert card, DES certificate, and a DES shoulder patch.
To earn this recognition, divers must hold a current certification in:
Plus three of the following courses that I offer:
You must also hold:
Georgia to schedule any of these courses.