This course teaches candidates the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. They will practice skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. They will learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
In this course candidates are trained to resuscitate an injured person with a circulatory arrest and also prevent a person from getting in that condition. External bleeding, choking and shock can lead to severe circulatory and respiratory problems.
In this course candidates can recognise the warning signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and administe first aid using Basic Life Support techniques and an Automated External Defibrillator while activating the local emergency medical services and arranging for evacuation to the nearest appropriate medical facility.
Oxygen First Aid for Emergencies represents a training designed to provide emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest medical facility.
On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers, is an advanced-level program that provides additional training for those individuals who have successfully completed the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course within the past two years (24 months).
First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries represents entry-level training designed to educate the general diving (and interested non-diving) public to identify and recognise injuries caused by hazardous marine life and to provide first aid.