Links to Our Instructor Courses

(Check each to discover the full range of options.)

First Aid and CPR Courses:

2016 update: Click on these links in the left column to learn more about the different instructor and professional level courses that we offer.

You never know when an emergency will occur. Do you have the training you need to help save a life? Whether it is at home, on the road, or around water, you may be called upon to help keep an emergency from becomming a tragedy. Below are the different first aid, CPR and diving related medical courses we offer.

Emergency First Response (EFR):

Through a combination of independent study and skill practice with an instructor, you will build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The course is broken up into primary care, secondary care, care for children, and AED.

The skills covered in the course are:

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and rescue breathing at the layperson level
  • AED (automated external defibrillator) use
  • Preventing shock and caring for shock victims
  • Spinal injury management
  • Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
  • Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
  • Airway management
  • Infant, child, and adult techniques

Details:

  • Total course hours: 12 hours
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Prerequisite: None

Diving Medical Specialty Courses:

Some hazards become greater when you are around the water. As a diver you should be prepared to handle the emergencies that may come with these hazards. These courses focus on responding to specific dive related emergencies.

AED for Divers:

It is becoming more common to find Automatic Emergency Defibulators (AED) in the dive industry. This course instructs you on the safe use of the AED. With it you can possibly save a life.

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Prerequisite: None

Hazardous Marine Life Injuries:

While beautiful and delicate, some aquatic life can pack a hidden punch. Whether it is a bite, puncture, or a sting, the knowledgeable diver needs to know how to help his buddies when someone gets too close to the wildlife.

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Prerequisite: None

Oxygen for Divers:

From your dive training you would have learned that oxygen is commonly administered to injured divers. This course instructs you in the procedures to do this safely.

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Prerequisite: None

Divers Alert Network Medical Courses:

The Divers Alert Network (DAN) is an organization striving to reduce diving accidents and injuries. It seeks to educate divers to help meet this goal. They have developed a series of course to provide additional more dive focused training to divers.

These classes are:

  • Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries
  • Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries
  • First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
  • Automated External Defibrillators for Scuba Diving
  • On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers
  • Basic Life Support and First Aid
  • Basic Life Support for Dive Professionals
  • Diving Emergency Management Provider Program

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours each, but some are longer
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Prerequisite: Varies
DAN courses are diving medical classes for those who want to have a more detailed knowledge of dive medicine.
 
 

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