The signs and symptoms of decompression illness can often be vague and ambiguous, and the performance of a field neuro test is a critical step in assessing the potential neurological effects of a suspected diving related injury. Field Neuro for Divers is a practical course that will help lay providers learn to recognize the effects of a diving injury on the Central Nervous System.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive the following industry standard SCUBA certification(s): DAN Neurological Assessment for Divers, valid for two years
This course is available for contract only. Please fill out this form if you are interested in this offering.
Exclusive discounts are available for this course. Georgia Tech and Georgia Aquarium Employees, Georgia Tech Students and Alumni are eligible for a $10 dsicount (coupon code "REC-10"). Please use the appropriate coupon code during the online check-out process.
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Who Should Attend
Certified divers who want to learn about the effects of a diving injury on the central nervous system
How You Will Benefit
Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the following topics in Neurological Assessment:
Nervous System Overview
Components and fuctions of the nervous system
Possible causes of interruptions along neural pathways
Recognizing a Neurological Injury
Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
Taking a History
DCI and Potential Impact on the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Conducting a Neurological Assessment
Mental, Motor and Sensory Function
Balance and Coordination
Nervous System Overview
Stroke and FAST
Decompression Illness (DCI)
Conducting a Neurological Exam
Textbook: DAN Neurological Assessment, Diver’s Alert Network (Item #381-3205)
Slate: DAN Neurological Assessment Provider Slate (Item #381-3280)
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