DAN DEMP INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION COURSE, NOVEMBER 15, 2016  CONTACT US FOR DETAILS AND A FLYER 

At DEMA 2014 in Las Vegas, DAN launched a new health and diving series. We are pleased to offer you these free pdf downloads with the compliments of DAN

Diving First Aid for Professional Divers- 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 and has been approved by the Coast Guard for Captains licensing.

Diving Emergency Management Provider- When a dive accident occurs, multiple things happen. Separate small problems can compound to create a larger problem. DAN's Diving Emergency Management Provider (DEMP) program prepares you to handle the kinds of multifaceted accidents that may occur. It's an easy and fast way to take four of DAN's core first-aid courses in one program.

CPR Health Care Provider with First Aid- Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death worldwide. As our population ages, the incidence of these diseases will increase, as will the likelihood of needing to manage a cardiovascular event in both your diving and nondiving activities. This course will help prepare you to handle these events as well as other life-threatening incidents.

Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid, with AED- The American Heart Association states that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provided by a bystander immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival. Brain death starts to occur four to six minutes after someone experiences cardiac arrest if no CPR and defibrillation occurs during that time. This course will help prepare you to handle cardiovascular events and other life-threatening incidents. Meets ILCOR/AHA 2010 Guidelines.

Neurological Assessment- Stroke is the third-leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability according to the American Heart Association. Decompression illness (DCI) can present as a neurological injury associated with scuba diving. Rapid recognition of and response to a suspected neurological injury, regardless of cause, can help convince
the injured person of the need for emergency oxygen and help the responder monitor the injured person's condition and report findings to emergency medical services (EMS).

Hazardous Marine Life Injuries- Divers may experience unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures. Any time a person enters the marine environment there is a chance of being stung, bitten or cut. This course will teach you where you can expect to encounter potentially hazardous marine life and how to provide first aid when injuries occur. The more you know about the marine environment, the greater your chances of having safe, memorable dives.

Emergency Oxygen for SCUBA Diving Injuries- When a diving accident occurs, being able to recognize the problem and respond with the appropriate care can speed the diver's recovery and minimize lasting effects. Oxygen first aid provides needed oxygen to body tissues, enhances the elimination of inert gases such as nitrogen obtained from breathing gases, and helps shrink any gas bubbles that may have developed during ascent — bubbles that contribute to decompression sickness and arterial gas embolism. Supplemental oxygen also can help minimize or eliminate existing symptoms and reduce further injury until medical services are engaged

We are the premier Divers Alert Network Training Center in Southern Nevada. Our team utilizes Emergency Medical Technicians, Dive Medical Technicians DAN DEMP and DES Instructors to give you the most comprehensive and thorough training experience. We focus on high fidelity training combining text book knowledge development with real world experience for a class that will leave you adequately prepared for any dive related illness or injury. To learn more about a class, click on the book to the left to be taken to the DAN website for a full course description.

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