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Automated External Defibrillators for Scuba Diving

This course represents entry-level training designed to educate the general diving (and qualified non-diving) public to better recognize the warning signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and administer first aid using Basic Life Support techniques and Automated External Defibrillators while activating the local emergency medical services, (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest appropriate medical facility.

 

Course Objective
This course, DAN Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Scuba Diving, represents entry-level training designed to educate the general diving (and qualified non-diving) public to better recognize the warning signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and administer first aid using Basic Life Support techniques and Automated External Defibrillators while activating the local emergency medical services, (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest appropriate medical facility.

 

Learning Objectives
At the end of this program, Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Scuba Diving course, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
  • Provide Basic Life Support while setting up the automated external defibrillator.
  • Provide basic life support with an AED.
  • Care for and maintain an AED.

The nature and scope of this course is limited to training divers and interested non-divers such as boat captains, water enthusiasts and non-diving family members to provide emergency cardiac care with an Automated External Defibrillator. This course does not provide training for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or scuba diving rescue. The training exercises of this course presuppose that the ill or injured diver has already been brought to shore or is aboard the boat.

Participants will complete the written course assessment. Each student must pass the examination with a score of at least 80 percent, but the instructor should review the written assessment with all participants to ensure 100 percent understanding of the material.

 

Skill Performance Objectives
To successfully complete the Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Scuba Diving course, participants must demonstrate skill and confidence in:
  • Providing Basic Life Support.
  • Securing and setting up the Automated External Defibrillator.
  • Providing care with an Automated External Defibrillator.

COST - $60 per student to HiTek (4 hours of class room) -  No prerequisites - Non divers OK - Max 6 students


 

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