Oxygen is the single most important form of treatment for almost any diving-related injury. Participants in this skill-intensive course will learn about the causes, signs, and symptoms of decompression illness, as well as methods for providing vital Oxygen first aid to an injured SCUBA diver.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive the DAN Oxygen Provider certification, valid for two years.
Marine Life First Aid is a practical, hands-on course that teaches divers how to minimize the effects of unexpected encounters with hazardous marine life. It covers assessment and basic first aid treatment for injuries from jellyfish, fire coral, and many other venomous marine creatures.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive the DAN Hazardous Marine Life Injuries certification, valid for two years. Class size is limited to 10 students.
COURSE MATERIALS - Students will each receive the Diving Emergency Management Provider, Diver's Alert Network (Item #381-3100).
|Time||Dry (Morning)||Time||Dry (Afternoon)|
|8:30 - 8:45 PM||
|12:30 - 1:00 PM||Providing First Aid|
|8:45 - 9:15 PM||Review of Diving Physiology||1:00 - 1:30 PM||Types of Marine Life Injuries|
|9:15 - 9:45 PM||Providing Emergency Oxygen||1:30 - 2:00 PM||Signs and Symptoms|
|9:45 - 10:00 PM||Break||2:00 - 2:30 PM||Treating Marine Life Injuries|
|10:00 - 10:30 PM||Treating Responsive Victims||2:30 - 2:45 PM||Break|
|10:30 - 11:00 PM||Treating Unresponsive Victims||2:45 - 3:30 PM||Treating Victims of MLI|
|11:00 - 11:30 PM||Treating Multiple Victims||3:30 - 4:30 PM||Written Exam - HMLI|
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