Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries
Why Take This Course
When a diving accident occurs, being able to recognize the problem and respond with the appropriate care can speed the diver’s recovery and minimize lasting effects. Oxygen first aid provides needed oxygen to body tissues, enhances the elimination of inert gases such as nitrogen obtained from breathing gases, and helps shrink any gas bubbles that may have developed during ascent — bubbles that contribute to decompression sickness and arterial gas embolism. Supplemental oxygen also can help minimize or eliminate existing symptoms and reduce further injury until medical services are engaged.
What You Will Learn
This course will teach you the techniques of emergency oxygen administration for suspected diving injuries and nonfatal drowning. You will learn the fundamentals of recognizing dive-injuries along with response and management.
You will learn about:
- Atmospheric gases
- Respiration and circulation
- Decompression illness
- Oxygen and diving injuries
- Oxygen safety
You will develop the following skills:
- Oxygen equipment identification, assembly and disassembly
- Scene safety assessment
- Initial assessment
- Use of Demand inhalator valve, Non-rebreather mask,
- Use of Bag-valve mask, Manually triggered ventilator
- Creation of an Emergency assistance plan.
- Classroom Session with instructors
- Materials – eLearning
- DAN Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries eCertification Card
- PADI Emergency Oxygen Certification Card
Course Fee: $129
Check out our upcoming Class Schedules below!
April 15th, 2021 6-9:30pm
May 11th, 2021 6-9:30pm
Click below to sign up, Call or text 702-336-8451 now for more info.
Prices subject to change without notice.