Oxygen Provider

Course Description

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 following industry standard scuba certification: DAN Oxygen Provider, valid for two years.

Course ID: REC 1210P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15482 Apr 15, 2015 Apr 15, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $129
16608 Jun 16, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $79
17516 Feb 6, 2017 Feb 6, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $79
17517 Apr 6, 2017 Apr 6, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $79

Special Discount

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. 

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout. Coupon codes cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart . To use this discount, a valid employee or student I.D. will be required in class.

Prerequisites

Required

Who Should Attend

Those who wish to learn how to provide vital oxygen first aid to an injured scuba diver

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn about the causes, signs and symptoms of decompression illness.
  • Understand methods for providing vital oxygen first aid to an injured scuba diver.

Content

  • BLS review
  • Assessment
  • Contacting EMS
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Oxygen treatment for diving injuries
  • Review of diving physiology
  • Benefits of oxygen for diving injuries
  • Selecting a delivery device
  • Using an oxygen kit
  • Victim scenarios
  • Responsive victims
  • Unresponsive victims
  • Multiple victims

Materials

Provided

  • Textbook: Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries, Diver's Alert Network (Item #371-3210)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra

Instructors