Emergency O2 Provider

The PADI Emergency O2 Provider Course is designed to educate the general diving (and qualified non diving) public to recognize possible dive-related injuries and provide emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and/or arranging for evacuation to the nearest available medical facility.

efrPREREQUISITES:

  • Participants of all ages are welcome to attend this course
  • No previous scuba certification is necessary

COURSE STRUCTURE:

  • Recognizing diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen
  • Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment
  • Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver
  • Using a pocket mask on a non-breathing diver

CLASSROOM:

This course is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours of classroom training with a PADI certified instructor.


COURSE FEE:  $50.00


MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • PADI Emergency O2 Provider Pack – $45.40
  • PADI certification processing fee – $39.45

INCLUDED:

  • Three hour course with a certified PADI instructor
  • All equipment (emergency O2 unit, etc.) required for course
  • 10% discount on all diving equipment purchased during you term as a student

2017 EMERGENCY OXYGEN PROVIDER COURSE DATES: TBA


Any time a pressure related dive accident or near-drowning is suspected, 100% oxygen should be given following the primary assessment. In this course you will learn how to properly provide emergency oxygen first aid.