Everyone should be familiar with the signs and symptoms of life-threatening conditions. Students of this course learn to recognize these conditions and develop the skills to respond effectively. In addition to covering the basics of cardiovascular diseases, shock, choking and external bleeding, this course addresses additional circumstances that may require intervention from EMS. Instruction for CPR on adults is included. Sign up for class here.
CPR Healthcare Provider with First Aid
When they occur in locations distant from emergency services, some dive incidents may require team-based first-aid response. This course helps students develop the skills needed to provide basic life support techniques necessary for effective prolonged care and basic first aid. Instruction for CPR on infants, children, and adults is included.
Emergency Oxygen for SCUBA Diving Injuries
Scuba diving injuries are rare and symptoms are often subtle, but recognizing problems and initiating appropriate action can speed an injured diver’s recovery and minimize lasting effects. Oxygen first aid is one of the initial responses for diving injuries. Sign up for class here
First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
Injuries caused by hazardous marine life are rare, but entering the marine environment always carries the risk of being stung, bitten or cut. Water enthusiasts of all kinds can benefit from knowing how to recognize and avoid hazardous marine life and how respond to injuries.
Neurological injuries are the leading cause of long-term disability. The basic assessments taught in this course aid in recognizing key signs of neurological injuries such as stroke and decompression illness (DCI). Early recognition can lead to faster response time and improved long-term outcomes.