Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries
The Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries course is an entry-level training programme that teaches participants common presentations of dive injuries and how to provide emergency oxygen first aid.
During this course, participants will become familiar with the signs and symptoms associated with decompression illness and non-fatal drowning, and the proper administration of supplemental oxygen. Proper assembly, disassembly and use of all component parts found in the DAN Oxygen Unit are included in the skills section of this course.
Successful completion of the Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries course includes demonstrating skill competency and passing a final knowledge assessment. Upon completion, you will receive a provider certificate indicating that you have been trained in administration of oxygen for scuba diving and drowning injuries.
This course will teach you how to:
- conduct a Scene Safety Assesment
- carry out an initial Assessment of the injured person
- initiate Oxygen delivery
- administer oxygen to a breathing diver utilizing a Demand valve and Tru-fit or Oronasal Mask
- supply oxygen to a breathing diver utilizing a non-rebreather mask
- supply oxygen to a non-breathing diver utilizing a BVM - bag valve mask
- supply oxygen to a non-brething diver utilizing an MTV - manually triggered ventilator
- safely setup the Oxygen Unit and safely administer oxygen
- clean and store the oxygen unit after use