This course is intended to teach emergency oxygen (O2) administration. This program covers equipment and procedures for administrating oxygen as an emergency procedure. Equipment selection and use for decompression illness emergencies are detailed with practical components to train a well rounded rescuer.
Who this course is for:
Dive Professionals and boat staff
Other individuals who may need to administer oxygen
Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
What you can expect to learn:
The Oxygen Administration program is designed to train layperson rescuers for:
Identification of DCI
administration of emergency oxygen
What’s in it for you:
Upon successful completion of the course, graduates may:
Recognize and evaluate an emergency and a victim
Know how to activate or alert the emergency medical services (EMS)
Be able to administer O2 to a breathing or non-breathing person
There are two components to your training in order to receive your certification. The first is academics on line e-learning course and the second is skills. You must first pass your academics training to proceed to the second phase and work with an instructor in a classroom setting. Once you complete your academics and classroom training, you will be issued a certification. You will then be a certified provider for O2 Administration.