|DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving
Course Dates - Courses run weekends, weekdays and weekday evenings throughout the year. Please contact us for availability.
Cost - £95
Course Duration - ½ Day
This course represents entry-level training designed to educate the general diving (and qualified non-diving) public to better recognise possible dive-related injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest available medical facility.
The DAN Oxygen Provider course is not designed to train lay persons to provide oxygen to the general public. While the medical standards and equipment are the same regarding the emergency use of oxygen for both divers and non-divers, the DAN Oxygen Provider course does not prepare individuals to respond to the ill or injured member of the general public by using emergency oxygen.
Course participants must demonstrate proper deployment, assembly, disassembly, and use of all components of the DAN Oxygen Unit. This includes use of the demand inhalator valve / mask, constant flow (delivering oxygen up to 25 lpm), non-rebreather mask and oronasal resuscitation mask with supplemental oxygen inlet.
The course participant must demonstrate skill and confidence while providing emergency oxygen to simulated injured divers by:
5. Identification of the main components of the DAN Oxygen Unit
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