Automated External Defibrillators for Scuba Diving
AEDs for Scuba Diving
Intended Audience: 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.
Class Length: 3-4 hours
Minimum Age: None
Course Cost: $80
Prerequisites: current CPR Certification
Course Fees Include:
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Scuba Diving Student Handbook
Instruction & practice time using an AED trainer
DAN Certification Card
Lifetime support - Call or email if you ever have any AED-related questions
DAN Membership (optional)
Waterproof DAN Certification Card (optional)
Transportation, hotel and meals
Equipment Requirements: None required - I provide the AED trainer (non-shocking model).
At the end of this program you will be able to recognize the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest and provide basic life support while setting up the automated external defibrillator.
You will also learn how to provide basic life support by using an AED, and learn how to maintain an AED.