DAN Diving Medicine for Divers level 2

Course Type: Diving Pro

This course represents advanced knowledge development for divers interested in better understanding diving medical and safety topics. It includes topics on Decompression Illness, Barotrauma and Equipment Issues along with case history discussions that encourage understanding of symptom recognition and a worksheet to send with an injured diver in the event of an accident. There is also an instructor-led topic on severe allergic reactions, how to use an Epi-pen in the event of an emergency and how to take a blood pressure.

Why do this course

This range of courses, starting with level 1 and ending with the level 3 course, give divers a much better understanding of a range of factors involved in diving. And also teaching some skills not done in normal first aid courses. Very Informative!

Equipment & Materials

  • DAN Dive Medicine for Divers: Level 2 Manual

Prerequisites

  • First Aid & CPR Training
  • DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment
  • DAN Diving Emergency Management Provider
  • DAN Diving Medicine for Divers level 2

Main Skills & Content

  • Decompression Illness
  • Barotrauma
  • Equipment Issues
  • You make the call
  • Sending Information
  • Severe Allergic Reaction
  • Using and Epi-pen
  • Taking Blood Pressure