DAN dive Courses

DAN COURSES

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

 

De Basic Life Support (BLS) course is a training for beginners with the goal to train people the Basic Life Support techniques to apply on adult victims with life-treathening injuries. In this case you can help them in expectation of the medicale emergency services..

 

BLS consists several emergency techniques to maintain vital functions.

 

At the end of the course the DAN BLS provider recognizes an emergency situation, will call 112 and provide BLS while waiting for an AED or professional assistance.

 

Very quick BLS and alarming the medical services are 2 out of 4 steps in surviving.

OXYGEN PROVIDER

 

This course is for beginners, not only for divers but everybody can use the knowledge to recognize injuries (dive injuries) and provide first aid with pure oxygen.

Of course the first aid is provided while waiting for medical assistance.

 

Parts that will be covered are: the mechanisme of dive injuries, how to recognize a dive injury, the advantages of pure oxygen, how to use pure oxygen to provide immediate and effective first aid and how you should communicate with the medical emergency services and DAN.

ADVANCED OXYGEN PROVIDER

The Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course, is an advanced course with the aim to train Oxygen providers in the use of positive pressure ventilators (fi: MTV100) and/or the AmbuBalloon (BMV).

The DAN Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries provider ("DAN Advanced Oxygen Provider") program is developed to train your skills and knowledge required for resuscitation on a non-breathing diver. The course is divided in 2 parts: the use of the Manually Triggered Ventilator (MTV) and the use of the AmbuBalloon (BVM)

 

MEDICAL OXYGEN REBREATHER

 

The DAN Medical Oxygen Rebreather (MO2R) Training Module is a complementary training module for persons who finished the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course succesfully within the past 12 months.

 

DAN Oxygen Providers are being trained to recognize dive injuries in which the MO2R system might be an effective method to provide first aid with pure oxygen.

You will learn how to assemble the system and provide first aid by using the MO2R.

 

The MO2R systeùm is usefull for a breathing but conscious injured diver when you are far away from professional medical assistance.

 

A MO2R is designed to give high concentrations of oxygen during maximum 8 hours.

 

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILATOR

 

The course DAN Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Scuba Diving, is suited for beginners, divers and non-divers in order to train persons in recognizing warning signs of a sudden hart infarct.

You will be trained in providing first aid by means of an Automated External Defibrillator while professional help will be called or the victim is transported to a nearby hospital.

 

All techniques in using the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) will be explained and you will train with a special version of an AED.

The course also provides the refreshment of the Lifesaving Treatment techniques.

 

 

HAZARDOUS MARINE LIFE INJURIES

 

In this course we teach divers to recognize and identify potential hazardous marine life and stay far away from it.

 

The course will provide in first aid techniques to temper the wounds and the pain of the victim.

 

We teach you which underwater life might be poisonous and how you should prvide first aid in case of injury.

 

How do you avoid injuries caused by marine life?

What is seafood intoxication? How to avoid it?

 

You will develop the following skills: shock management, treatment of toxic stinging, control of external bleeding, pressure immobilisation techniques, severe allergic reactions, preparing an emergency assistence plan.

NEUROLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

 

The DAN On-site Neurological Assessment for Divers cursus trains DAN Oxygen Providers in the execution of a basic neurological research with a possibly injured diver.

 

The information that you gather during this research will give you the possibility to judge the urgency of a dive accident and also dependent of the symptoms mentioned by the dive buddies.

 

In case of an emergency you will be able to convince the diver of the need for first aid treatment with pure oxygen, which helps to alleviate some of the symptoms.

AQUATIC EMERGENCIES

 

Deze cursus, Oxygen First Aid for Aquatic Emergencies, of Aquatic Oxygen Provider, is een oplediding bedoeld om mensen te trainen in het herkennen van mogelijke aan water gerelateerde verwondingen en om eerste hulp met zuurstof te verlenen terwijl men op de ambulance wacht en / of transport naar de dichtsbijzinde kliniek organiseert.

 

Het doel van deze cursus is om mensen te trainen in de technieken van het gebruik van zuurstof als eerste hulp bij verdenking van een onderdompelingsincident (bijna-verdrinking).

DIVING FIRST RESPONDER

 

DAN biedt verscheidene duikgerichte Eerste Hulp trainingsprogramma’s aan. Omdat deze cursussen vaak afzonderlijk aangeboden worden, is er sprake van een herhaling van bepaalde informatie en vaardigheden.

 

De Diving Emergency Management Provider en de Diving First Responder Cursus maken het mogelijk voor DAN instructeurs om een geïntegreerde cursus aan te bieden die duikers in staat stelt om de informatie en vaardigheden van de DAN trainingsprogramma’s te leren, waarbij sprake is van een behoorlijke tijdsbesparing maar waarbij geen enkele vaardigheid wordt weggelaten.

Waar de Diving Emergency Management Provider cursus de Oxygen, AED en HMLI cursus combineert, omvat de DAN Diving First Responder cursus ook de vaardigheden en kennis van de Advanced Oxygen Provider cursus.

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