Dive in Guanaja

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DAN
Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid
You will learn about:
Primary & Secondary Assessments
Signs & symptoms of common medical emergencies
Stroke Assessment

You will develop the following skills:
  • Initial and secondary assessments
  • Recovery position technique
  • CPR techniques
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  • Obstructed airway management
  • Control of external bleeding
  • Bandaging, wound management and splinting
  • Shock management
DAN
Emergency Oxygen for
SCUBA Diving Injuries
This course will teach you the techniques of emergency oxygen administration for suspected diving injuries and nonfatal drowning. You will learn the fundamentals of recognizing dive-injuries along with response and management.

You will learn about:
  • Atmospheric gases
  • Respiration and circulation
  • Decompression illness
  • Oxygen and diving injuries
  • Oxygen safety

You will develop the following skills:
  • Oxygen equipment identification, assembly and disassembly
  • Scene safety assessment
  • Initial assessment
  • Use of Demand inhalator valve, Nonrebreather mask,
  • Use of Bag-valve mask, Manually triggered ventilator
  • Creation of an Emergency assistance plan.
DAN
First Aid for Hazardous Marine
Life Injuries
This DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course teaches
divers how to identify and avoid potentially harmful marine life. It also
provides first aid skills to minimize these injuries and reduce discomfort.

You will learn about:
  • Vertebrate and invertebrate sources of envenomations
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Life-threatening complications
  • Seafood poisonings
  • Avoidance of marine life injuries

You will develop the following skills:
  • Initial assessment
  • Shock management
  • Treatment of stinging and spiny envenomations and injuries
  • Control of external bleeding
  • Pressure immobilization technique
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Creation of an emergency assistance plan
DAN
Neurological Assessment
What You Will Learn

The DAN Neurological Assessment course focuses on how to obtain
essential information about an individual involved in a dive emergency or
suspected of having a stroke and what information to relay to EMS.

You will learn about:
  • Nervous system overview
  • Stroke
  • Decompression illness
  • Neurological assessments

You will develop the following skills:
  • Making a F-A-S-T assessment
  • Taking a history
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Assessing cranial nerve function
  • Determining mental function
  • Evaluating motor function
  • Assessing coordination and balance
DAN
Diving Emergency
Management Provider
The DEMP program prepares you to address multiple problems at once
and with confidence. It combines the knowledge and skills from the following
four courses into a single approach to managing diving emergencies:
Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid, Neurological Assessment, Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries and First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries.

You will learn the content and skills of the four courses:
  • CPR & use of AEDs
  • Neurological assessments
  • Decompression illness and stroke
  • Atmospheric gases
  • Respiration and circulation
  • Oxygen safety
  • Oxygen first aid for scuba diving injuries
  • Envenomations from marine life
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Life-threatening complications
  • Seafood poisonings
  • Avoidance of marine life injuries