Links to Our Instructor Courses

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

First Aid and CPR Instruction 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.

As an instructor in the diving, swimming, or lifeguarding fields, it is important that you can train your students in the appropriate first aid and CPR courses. Below are the different first aid, CPR and diving related medical instructor courses we offer.

Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI):

CPR and first aid are important skills that are in high demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you can teach these skills to anyone. Gain experience in how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training, and your role as the instructor in the learning environment for teaching CPR and first aid. You will also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students' hands-on skills during practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.

Details:

  • Total course hours: 16 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Emergency First Response

Diving Medical Specialty Instructor Courses:

Some hazards become greater when you are around the water. Your students can appreciate this. These courses prepare them to handle the emergencies that may come with these hazards. These courses focus on responding to specific dive related emergencies.

AED for Divers Instructor:

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

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Open Water Scuba Instructor

Hazardous Marine Life Injuries Instructor:

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

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Open Water Scuba Instructor

Oxygen for Divers Instructor:

Train your students about the benefits that oxygen can have when properly administered to injured divers. With this course you will instruct them in the procedures to do this safely.

Details:

  • Total course hours: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Open Water Scuba Instructor

Divers Alert Network Medical Instructor Courses:

As a DAN Instructor, you can offer your students these diving medical specific classes that will help make them safer 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: 25 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Each DAN course you intend to teach
DAN Instructors are scuba diving educators who want to offer dive safety programs to their students. To become a DAN Instructor, you must participate in a DAN Instructor Qualification Course (IQC).
 
 

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