DAN - Diving First Aid for Professional Divers

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People who dive as a part of their job or volunteer duties often need first-aid training to manage unique situations that may occur. DAN's Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro) course is designed for commercial, professional, aquarium and scientific divers, providing first-aid knowledge and skills specific to these work environments. It also provides rescue management skills for dive masters and dive instructors.

DFA Pro is comprised of information from the Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries, Neurological Assessment, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries and CPR HCP courses. It meets 2015 U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for workplace CPR and first aid.

You will learn about:

  • Anatomy, physiology, bloodborne pathogens
  • Decompression Illness and Oxygen First Aid
  • Response, assessment, and medical emergency management

  • You will develop the following skills:
  • Scene safety assessment
  • Initial and secondary assessments
  • One- and two-person CPR for adults, children and infants
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  • Obstructed airway management
  • Oxygen first aid administration
  • F-A-S-T assessment
  • Wound management and bandage and splint application
  • Control of external bleeding
  • Pressure immobilization technique
  • Severe allergic reaction management

  • Two days for the class session ~12-16 hours is conducted in the classroom at Malibu Divers. Saturday (10-6 pm); Sunday (10-4 pm)

    We will schedule this program at a mutually convenient time. Please request your dates in advance and put in the notes field.

    Includes DAN online, and in person training and certification card.

    Note: there are no pre-requisites.

    Want to go Pro or join the best dive team?

    Email us your completed application and resume to info@malibudivers.com

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