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DAN Dive
Safety Courses

Contact Georgia to schedule any of these courses except the Pro Diving course.
Classes can be scheduled for as few as one person.

Oxygen First Aid
for Scuba Diving Injuries
Contact Georgia

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.

  • One 4 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development and practical, fun, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • Current CPR card a prerequisite
  • Essential training for all divers - recreational, commercial and scientific divers
  • $85 includes student workbook, cert card, slate, non-rebreather mask and pocket mask in a clamshell case

Advanced Oxygen First Aid
for Scuba Diving Injuries
Contact Georgia

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.

  • One 2 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development and practical, fun, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • DAN O2 course a prerequisite
  • $65 includes student workbook, cert card, slate and Bag-Valve mask

First Aid for Hazardous
Marine Life Injuries
Contact Georgia

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.

  • One 3 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development and practical, fun, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • Excellent for both local and warm water diving
  • $65 includes student workbook, slate and cert card

On-Site Neurological
Assessment for Divers
Contact Georgia

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.

  • One 2 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development and practical, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • Excellent for both local and warm water diving
  • $65 includes student workbook, slate, and cert card

Automated External
Defibrillators for Divers
Contact Georgia

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).

  • One 2 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development and practical, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • $65 includes student workbook, slate, and cert card

Diving First Aid for
Professional Divers
Contact Janna

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.

  • One 7 hr. classroom session
  • Knowledge development with practical, hands-on skills development
  • You should retrain every 24 months
  • $175 includes student workbook, slate, cert card, non-rebreather mask and pocket mask in a clamshell case

Dive Emergency Specialist
Contact Georgia

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:

  • Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

Plus three of the following courses that I offer:

  • Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries
  • First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
  • AEDs for Scuba Diving
  • On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers

You must also hold:

  • Rescue-level certification or higher with your training agency
  • Current CPR and first aid certifications

Contact Georgia to schedule any of these courses.
Classes can be scheduled for as few as one person.