Is diving a part of your job or volunteer duties?
The Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro) course is aimed at commercial, professional, scientific divers and aquarium staff and volunteers and meets the guidelines for Resuscitation & OSHA. The course is comprised of information from the Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries, Neurological Assessment, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries and CPR HCP plus Bloodborne pathogens. Diving First Aid for Professional Divers Why Take This Course People who dive as a part of their job or volunteer duties often need first-aid training to manage unique situations that may occur. DAN's Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro) course is designed for commercial, professional, aquarium and scientific divers, providing first-aid knowledge
and skills specific to these work environments. It also provides rescue
management skills for dive masters and dive instructors.
You will learn about:
Anatomy, physiology, bloodborne pathogens Decompression Illness and Oxygen First Aid Response, assessment, and medical emergency management
You will develop the following skills:
Scene safety assessment Initial and secondary assessments
One- and two-person CPR for adults, children and infants Automated external defibrillator (AED) use Obstructed airway management Oxygen first aid administration F-A-S-T assessment Wound management and bandage and splint application Control of external bleeding Pressure immobilization technique Severe allergic reaction management
Prerequisites: None Age: No minimum age requirement
Recommended Hours (est) 12 - 16 hours
This course uses an eLearning knowledge development program to be completed prior to the start of the classroom session. Please register online so we can send you the login information so that you may do the eLearning before the class start date.